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Python: Find a valid substring of s that contains matching brackets, at least one of which is nested

Python Programming Puzzles: Exercise-87 with Solution

Write a Python program to find a valid substring of a given string that contains matching brackets, at least one of which is nested.

Input: 
 ]][][[]]] 

Output:
[[]]

Input:  
]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]][][][][]]]]]]]]]]][[[][[][[[[[][][][]][[[[[[[[[[[[[[[[[[ 

Output:
[[][][][]]
 

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Python: Find a valid substring of s that contains matching brackets, at least one of which is nested.

Sample Solution:

Python Code:

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def test(s):
    import re
    return re.search(r"\[(\[\])+\]", s).group(0)

brackets = "]][][[]]]"
print("Original List of strings:",brackets)
print("\nFind a valid substring of the said string that contains matching brackets, at least one of which is nested:")
print(test(brackets))
brackets = "]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]][][][][]]]]]]]]]]][[[][[][[[[[][][][]][[[[[[[[[[[[[[[[[["
print("\nOriginal List of strings:",brackets)
print("\nFind a valid substring of the said string that contains matching brackets, at least one of which is nested:")
print(test(brackets)) 

Sample Output:

Original List of strings: ]][][[]]]

Find a valid substring of the said string that contains matching brackets, at least one of which is nested:
[[]]

Original List of strings: ]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]][][][][]]]]]]]]]]][[[][[][[[[[][][][]][[[[[[[[[[[[[[[[[[

Find a valid substring of the said string that contains matching brackets, at least one of which is nested:
[[][][][]]

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Python: Tips of the Day

Clamps num within the inclusive range specified by the boundary values x and y:

Example:

def tips_clamp_num(num,x,y):
  return max(min(num, max(x, y)), min(x, y))
print(tips_clamp_num(2, 4, 6))
print(tips_clamp_num(1, -1, -6))

Output:

4
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