Introducing Regular Expressions
"O'Reilly Media, Inc.", Jul 24, 2012 - Computers - 136 pages
If you’re a programmer new to regular expressions, this easy-to-follow guide is a great place to start. You’ll learn the fundamentals step-by-step with the help of numerous examples, discovering first-hand how to match, extract, and transform text by matching specific words, characters, and patterns.
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Chapter 1 What Is a Regular Expression?
Chapter 2 Simple Pattern Matching
Chapter 3 Boundaries
Chapter 4 Alternation Groups and Backreferences
Chapter 5 Character Classes
Chapter 6 Matching Unicode and Other Characters
Chapter 7 Quantifiers
Chapter 8 Lookarounds
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