Regular Expressions (Regex) for the Absolute Beginner!
- Basic IT Knowledge
- Ability to follow instructions
This course explains the basic concepts of regular expressions and how they could be used for pattern matching to match almost any kind of textual data.
The course is structured in the below manner:
Basic Concepts - Metacharacters and their usage.
Challenges and Walkthrough - Practical Challenges for you to attempt your skills at Regular Expressions. Detailed walk through of solution. Examples include different kinds of data in table delimited format, json and xml.
By the end of the course, you would be confident to create your own regular expressions!
Post any questions you may have and the instructor will get back to you the soonest!
Happy Learning and All the Best!
What are Regular Expressions?
Regular Expression, or regex or regexp in short, is extremely and amazingly powerful in searching and manipulating text strings, particularly in processing text files. One line of regex can easily replace several dozen lines of programming codes.
Regular expression synax varies slightly between languages but for the most part the details are the same. Some regex implementations support slightly different variations on how they process as well as what certain special character sequences mean.
Who this course is for:
- Anyone curious about regular expressions
- Anyone wondering how they could create their own regular expressions for pattern matching
- 00:15Regular Expressions - Introduction
- 04:46Square Brackets and Caret Within
- 04:58Caret, Dollar Sign, Round Brackets, Curley Brackets
- 03:46Plus, Star
- 02:21Question Mark, Back Slash
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