John Marston John Marston - 5 months ago 15
Python Question

Checking whether a string starts with XXXX

I would like to know how to check whether a string starts with "hello" in Python.

In Bash I usually do:

if [[ "$string" =~ ^hello ]]; then
do something here
fi


How do I achieve the same in Python?

Answer
aString = "hello world"
aString.startswith("hello")