2-liner - replacing 'begin' str with 1-symbol dummy and returing string slice solution in Clear category for Between Markers by Pelmen323
def between_markers(text: str, begin: str, end: str) -> str:
x = text.replace(begin, "¦")
return x[x.find("¦")+1:(x.find(end) if end in text else None)]
if __name__ == '__main__':
print(between_markers('What is >apple<', '>', '<'))
# These "asserts" are used for self-checking and not for testing
assert between_markers('What is >apple<', '>', '<') == "apple", "One sym"
assert between_markers("My new site",
"", "") == "My new site", "HTML"
assert between_markers('No[/b] hi', '[b]', '[/b]') == 'No', 'No opened'
assert between_markers('No [b]hi', '[b]', '[/b]') == 'hi', 'No close'
assert between_markers('No hi', '[b]', '[/b]') == 'No hi', 'No markers at all'
', '>', '<') == '', 'Wrong direction'
print('Wow, you are doing pretty good. Time to check it!')
Aug. 24, 2021