Sams Teach Yourself Regular Expressions in 10 Minutes

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Regular Expression (RegEx for short) can be regarded as an immensely powerful weapon on computing. In almost all programming languages and OS, we can use it to carry out various of complex text processing work. Sams Teach Yourself Regular Expressions in 10 Minutes is a preferred introduction book to regular expressions for beginners, which is close to the actual demands, suitable for developers working on all kinds of programming languages and platforms.

Recognized as the best fast-learning textbook of regular expressions by global programmers, compared to similar books holding hundreds of pages, the biggest advantage of Sams Teach Yourself Regular Expressions in 10 Minutes is handpicking the most frequently-used and important knowledge points in regular expressions. And, through concise, practical examples, it starts from simple text matching, introduces more advanced content step by step.

Reading through this book, readers can comprehensively, systematically and quickly grasp the essence of regular expressions in a relaxed atmosphere. Most important, you can immediately apply what you have learned to solve practical problems.

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  • 1: Introducing Regular Expressions
  • 2: Matching Single Characters
  • 3: Matching Sets of Characters
  • 4: Using Metacharacters
  • 5: Repeating Matches
  • 6: Position Matching
  • 7: Using Subexpressions
  • 8: Using Backreferences
  • 9: Looking Ahead and Behind
  • 10: Embedding Conditions
  • Appendix A: Using Popular Applications and Languages
  • Appendix B: Regular Expression Solutions to Common Problems
  • Appendix C: The Regular Expression Tester

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