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11,593 Points

Testing Profile Name section with: /^[a-ZA-Z0-9_-]+$/, SyntaxError

The text in my editor appears to be exactly what Jason has but I keep getting the following errors when I run the test in the console.

.rvm/gems/ruby-2.0.0-p0/gems/activesupport-3.2.13/lib/active_support/dependencies.rb:251:in `require': /Users/Jadam/projects/treebook/app/models/user.rb:23: syntax error, unexpected ':', expecting '}' (SyntaxError)
                       with: /^[a-ZA-Z0-9_-]+$/,
 empty range in char class: /^[a-ZA-Z0-9_-]+$/
/treebook/app/models/user.rb:23: syntax error, unexpected ',', expecting '}'
/treebook/app/models/user.rb:25: syntax error, unexpected '\n', expecting =>


1 Answer

Julien Gascard
Julien Gascard
12,818 Points

Hi !

Isn't it "/^[a-zA-Z0-9_-]+$/" ? The first "z" must be lowercase imho...