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Regular Expressions Cookbookby Steven Levithan
Synopses & Reviews
Take the guesswork out of using regular expressions. With more than 140 practical recipes, this cookbook provides everything you need to solve a wide range of real-world problems. Novices will learn basic skills and tools, and programmers and experienced users will find a wealth of detail. Each recipe provides samples you can use right away.
As useful as regular expressions can be for programmers, their power doesn't come worry-free. This guide will deepen your understanding, no matter how much experience you have with this reliable tool. Youll learn powerful new tricks, steer clear of flavor-specific gotchas, and save valuable time with this huge library of solutions to difficult, real-world problems.
About the Author
Jan Goyvaerts runs Just Great Software, where he designs and develops some of the most popular regular expression software. His products include RegexBuddy, the world's only regular expression editor that emulates the peculiarities of 15 regular expression flavors, and PowerGREP, the most feature-rich grep tool for Microsoft Windows.
Table of Contents
PrefaceChapter 1: Introduction to Regular ExpressionsChapter 2: Basic Regular Expression SkillsChapter 3: Programming with Regular ExpressionsChapter 4: Validation and FormattingChapter 5: Words, Lines, and Special CharactersChapter 6: NumbersChapter 7: Source Code and Log FilesChapter 8: URLs, Paths, and Internet AddressesChapter 9: Markup and Data FormatsColophon
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