Try, except, and try, try again! solution in Clear category for Between Markers by kcab98
def between_markers(text: str, begin: str, end: str) -> str:
start = text.index(begin) + len(begin)
except : start = 0
end = text.index(end)
except : end = len(text)
if end < start : return ''
else : return text[start:end]
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!')
Dec. 3, 2020