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Python Regular Expressions in Python Introduction to Regular Expressions Name Groups


I need to use regex to separate first and last name into groups but I keep getting an error saying there are no groups. What am i doing wrong.

import re

string = 'Perotto, Pier Giorgio'

names = re.match(r'''
                ''', string, re.X)
Cheo R
Cheo R
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you're missing named groups. Named groups start with

(?P<name_of_your_group> rest_of_your_regex)

Read more about them here (search for (?P<name>...) to get to the section faster).