Regex Academy: An Introduction To Text Parsing Sorcery

Free Beginner Course For Everything Regular Expressions (Regex/Regexp)
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Rating: 4.4 out of 5 (2,639 ratings)
29,867 students
1hr 3min of on-demand video
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You will build the foundation to become a regex sorcerer!
You will have an understanding of the regex syntax.
You will be able to craft regex search patterns.


  • Some experience with programming would be helpful.


Are you ready to begin your journey as regex sorcerer? You may be asking what is regex? It is short for regular expressions, a regex is a string that allows you to create patterns that help match, manipulate and manage text. 

Regex's can be found in many programming languages, command line utilities and programs such as text editors. 

Regex may seem daunting because of the hieroglyphic style syntax chalk filed with seemingly double meaning and nonsense-ory.

But have no fear. This introductory class is here to bring order to chaos. We may not dive completely into the bowls of regex but I am confident that you will leave with a greater understanding and will acquire the tools to continue your studies.

This course is provided completely free. Theres nothing to lose, so what are you waiting for? Don't delay register and begin your journey today!

Who this course is for:

  • Anyone who is interested in mastering text manipulation & parsing.


Expertise in Linux and Regex
Miker Media
  • 4.4 Instructor Rating
  • 2,639 Reviews
  • 29,867 Students
  • 1 Course

I have a profound affinity for navigating the intricacies of unstructured text data, employing recursion and meticulous backtracking to extract meaningful patterns. Over the past 10 years, my career as a Linux web and database administrator has been marked by a relentless pursuit of efficiency and precision. My introduction to Linux was a watershed moment, leading me to embrace the power of grep and the artful complexity of regex. This initial spark evolved into a deep appreciation for the elegance and functionality of scripting languages, particularly Perl and Ruby. Their versatility in text processing and automation perfectly complements my skill set, fueling my passion for crafting streamlined, robust solutions in data management and web administration.

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