Regular Expressions - Positive and Negative Lookahead

Why this regex
/(?=\w{3,6})(?=\d+)/ is not valid to have a password checker that looks for between 3 and 6 characters and at least one number ?

why it should be /(?=\w{3,6})(?=\D*\d)/ ?

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If I am not mistaken, this is some challenge step. If you will provide link to it, it will be easier for others to help you.

Lets write down this two parts:


First, try to translate each of them in English - what do they mean?

\d+ => search for any digit element that occurs once or more

\D*\d => search for any non digit element occurs zero or more followed by any digit element

why should i use \D* before \d … its look like \d its enough … but at the end it is not valid .

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