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

Kevin Nguyen
Kevin Nguyen
4,422 Points

what is solution for players.py

Not sure what I am doing wrong?

I run program ok in my local environment.

import re

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

players = re.search(r'''
(?P<last_name>[\w\s]+),\s(?P<first_name>[\w\s]+):\s\t?(?P<score>\d+)\t? #last name and firstname

''', string, re.X|re.M)

class Player:
  def __init__(self, string):
    players = re.search(r'''
      (?P<last_name>[\w\s]+),\s\t? #lastname
      (?P<first_name>[\w\s]+):\s\t? #firstname
      (?P<score>\d+)\s\t? #score
      ''', string, re.X|re.M)
    self.last_name = players.group('last_name')
    self.first_name = players.group('first_name')
    self.score = players.group('score')

2 Answers

Kenneth Love
Kenneth Love
Treehouse Guest Teacher

Player doesn't get the string. Player gets keyword arguments based on the dictionary created by the regex from the string.

Kevin Nguyen
Kevin Nguyen
4,422 Points

so I rewrite and it passed the test, but not sure this is what excercise want?

class Player:
    def __init__(self, last_name, first_name, score):
        self.last_name = last_name
        self.first_name = first_name
        self.score = score