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

what is the problem in this can anyone help me thanks

Create a variable named players that is an re.search() or re.match() to capture three groups: last_name, first_name, and score. It should include re.MULTILINE. the output of players return . Got "{'firstname': 'Love, ', 'secondname': 'Kenneth: ', 'score': '20'}". as that question tell me to return what should I do

players.py
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<firstname>[\w\s]+,\s)  #firstname
                   (?P<secondname>[\w\s]+:\s) #lastname
                   (?P<score>[\d]+)
                   ''',string,re.M|re.X)

1 Answer

Chris Freeman
MOD
Chris Freeman
Treehouse Moderator 67,637 Points

Hi Amir! You are close! The following issues need to be fixed:

  • used the requested group names. "first_name" and "last_name" instead of "firstname" and "secondname"
  • move the ,\s and :\s outside of the group match patterns.

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