Learn Regular Expressions by Building a Password Generator - Step 72

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i ended as we usually do on all the other projects

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import re
import secrets
import string

def generate_password(length=16, nums=1, special_chars=1, uppercase=1, lowercase=1):

    # Define the possible characters for the password
    letters = string.ascii_letters
    digits = string.digits
    symbols = string.punctuation

    # Combine all characters
    all_characters = letters + digits + symbols

    while True:
        password = ''
        # Generate password
        for _ in range(length):
            password += secrets.choice(all_characters)
        constraints = [
            (nums, r'\d'),
            (special_chars, fr'[{symbols}]'),
            (uppercase, r'[A-Z]'),
            (lowercase, r'[a-z]')

        # Check constraints        
        if all(
            constraint <= len(re.findall(pattern, password))
            for constraint, pattern in constraints
    return password

# User Editable Region

new_password = generate_password()
print('Generated password:', new_password)
        if __name__ == "__main__":

# User Editable Region

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Learn Regular Expressions by Building a Password Generator - Step 72
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as yk we usually end the projects with main() but i have done that but it is saying it’s wrong

Oh. You are supposed to put the last two lines of your code inside an if statement that execute when __name__ == '__main__'. In other words, you are supposed to generate the password and print it only when __name__ is equal to __main__; this signals that the program has entered the main function.

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