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Aldo Rivadeneira3,241 Points
Regex challenge failed: Bummer: Didn't get the right content in the groups. Last
I was testing the code in several ways to find the correct answer but i don't know what's the error. ¯_(ツ)_/¯
import re string = 'Perotto, Pier Giorgio' names = re.match(r''' (?P<firstname>[-\w]+),(?P<Lastname>\s[-\w\s]+) ''', string, re.X)
Try and catch the \s whitespace before the second group and before the comma. Maybe use * instead of + . Also try using the ^ at the start and the $ at the end.
Im prolly going to get bashed for doing this, but, look, regexes are just one of those confusing things that are tricky..
Maybe something like this:
names = re.match(r'^(?P<firstname>[\w]asterisk),\s(?P<Lastname>[\w\s\w]asterisk)$', string, re.X)
Catch my drift?