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Python Regular Expressions in Python Introduction to Regular Expressions Players Dictionary and Class

A Fletcher
A Fletcher
6,987 Points

Not sure why this isn't right. Have I misunderstood the question?

Question: Wow! OK, now, create a class named Player that has those same three attributes, last_name, first_name, and score. I should be able to set them through init.

This code will set Players().last_name, Players().first_name, and Players().score

is this not what was asked in the question?

players.py
import re

class Players:

    string = '''Love, Kenneth: 20
    Chalkley, Andrew: 25
    McFarland, Dave: 10
    Kesten, Joy: 22
    Stewart Pinchback, Pinckney Benton: 18'''

    players = re.compile(r'''
        ^(?P<last_name>[-\w\s?]+)
        ,\s
        (?P<first_name>[-\w\s?]+)
        :\s
        (?P<score>[\d]+)$
    ''', re.I|re.M|re.X)

    def __init__(self):
        self.last_name = []
        self.first_name = []
        self.score = []
        for match in self.players.finditer(self.string):    
            self.last_name.append('{last_name}'.format(**match.groupdict()))
            self.first_name.append('{first_name}'.format(**match.groupdict()))
            self.score.append('{score}'.format(**match.groupdict()))

1 Answer

Chris Freeman
MOD
Chris Freeman
Treehouse Moderator 67,665 Points

You are close. Task 2, is independent from Task 1, there is no need to change the regex from Task 1. Simply create a class that accepts the three arguments to the __init__ method.

Post back if you need more help. Good luck!!!

A Fletcher
A Fletcher
6,987 Points

Thank you - I was way over-thinking it!