How To Learn Regular Expressions (RegEx) Fast

Regular expressions can be confusing and perplexing, but if you’re a programmer or someone who loves to improve work productivity on the computer, then you’ll be happy to know that once you master regular expressions, a lot of time and effort can be saved (not to mention, you’ll be able to do some very cool things!) First of all, let’s try to answer what a regular expression is. A regular expression (or regex or regexp, for short) is a way

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How to Learn and Use Regular Expressions (Regex)

Whoever would have thought that something that looks like gibberish would actually have such powerful usages. Look at this example: \d\d[/]\d\d[/]\d\d[ ][-][ ] Would you believe that it’s actually an expression that matches anything of the format of “12/06/08”? Amazing. I’ve been putting off learning about regular expressions (regex) for the longest time because it seems overly complicated — but I was forced to learn more about it after a recent application demanded of it. And boy was I glad

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