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

Regex intermediate dictionaries

I'm not certain what i'm doing or not doing to get this one right.

import re

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

players = re.match(r'''
        (?P<lastname>^[\w ]+)
        (?P<firstname>[\w ]+)
        ''', string, re.M|re.X)

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
229,005 Points

Your regex is fine (:+1:), but you just misspelled your groups. The instructions ask for groups named "last_name" and "first_name", but this code is naming them "lastname" and "firstname" (without underscores).