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Python Regular Expressions in Python Introduction to Regular Expressions Name Groups

Oguz Dumanoglu
Oguz Dumanoglu
5,169 Points

I did not understand what to do I think, pls help (introduction-to-regular-expressions/name-groups)

What should i do, is there any advice?

names.py
import re

string = 'Perotto, Pier Giorgio'

names = re.match("(P?<last_name>[\w]),\s(P?<first_name>[\w\s\w])", string)

1 Answer

Kristian Gausel
Kristian Gausel
14,649 Points
import re

string = 'Perotto, Pier Giorgio'

names = re.match("(P?[\w* *]*), (P?[\w* *]*)", string)

It doesn't seem to want named groups by the way.