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Regular Expressions: How Do They Work?

Dear programmer! I think it's time we talk about regular expressions. What do you think? Yes, I understand you know them and can use in most common real-life situations. It's great! I know some programmers, for whom more complicated regular expressions are quite a black magic. Even though they may...
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Don’t Fear the Regex: Getting Started on Regular Expressions

According to good ol’ Mozilla Developer Network, “Regular Expressions are patterns used to match character combinations in strings.”  Yes, strings as in text or — as the authors of Programming Perl point out — “If you take ‘text’ in the widest possible sense, perhaps 90 percent of what you do is 90...
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Regular expressions are a powerful tool for pattern matching and searching that every sys admin should know.

An Introduction to Regular Expressions for New Linux Users

Regular expressions are a powerful means for pattern matching and string parsing that can be applied in so many instances. With this incredible tool you can: Validate text input Search (and replace) text within a file Batch rename files Undertake incredibly powerful searches for files...
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