Mastering Regular Expressions (3rd Edition) by Jeffrey E. F. Friedl

By Jeffrey E. F. Friedl

Regular expressions are an incredibly robust instrument for manipulating textual content and knowledge. they're now typical good points in quite a lot of languages and renowned instruments, together with Perl, Python, Ruby, Java, VB.NET and C# (and any language utilizing the .NET Framework), Hypertext Preprocessor, and MySQL.

in the event you don't use general expressions but, you can find during this booklet a complete new international of mastery over your info. in the event you already use them, you'll get pleasure from this book's remarkable element and breadth of insurance. in case you imagine you recognize all you want to learn about general expressions, this booklet is a gorgeous eye-opener.

As this booklet indicates, a command of normal expressions is a useful ability. common expressions let you code complicated and sophisticated textual content processing that you simply by no means imagined may be automatic. general expressions can prevent time and aggravation. they are often used to craft based options to quite a lot of difficulties. as soon as you've mastered common expressions, they'll turn into a useful a part of your toolkit. you are going to ask yourself the way you ever acquired by way of with out them.

but regardless of their broad availability, flexibility, and unheard of energy, common expressions are often underutilized. but what's energy within the fingers of knowledgeable might be fraught with peril for the unwary. Mastering usual Expressions may also help you navigate the minefield to changing into a professional and assist you optimize your use of standard expressions.

Mastering average Expressions, 3rd variation, now encompasses a complete bankruptcy dedicated to personal home page and its strong and expressive suite of normal expression services, as well as greater Hypertext Preprocessor assurance within the relevant "core" chapters. additionally, this version has been up-to-date all through to mirror advances in different languages, together with extended in-depth assurance of Sun's java.util.regex package deal, which has emerged because the typical Java regex implementation.Topics include:
* A comparability of good points between varied models of many languages and tools
* How the normal expression engine works
* Optimization (major discounts on hand here!)
* Matching simply what you will have, yet now not what you don't want
* Sections and chapters on person languages

Written within the lucid, unique tone that makes a posh, dry subject turn into crystal-clear to programmers, and sprinkled with recommendations to advanced real-world difficulties, Mastering ordinary Expressions, 3rd version deals a wealth details so you might positioned to rapid use.

Reviews of this re-creation and the second one edition:

"There isn't a greater (or extra invaluable) ebook to be had on average expressions."

--Zak Greant, dealing with Director, eZ Systems

"A actual tour-de-force of a ebook which not just covers the mechanics of regexes in notable aspect but additionally talks approximately potency and using regexes in Perl, Java, and .NET...If you employ typical expressions as a part of your expert paintings (even for those who have already got an excellent publication on no matter what language you're programming in) i might strongly suggest this publication to you."

--Dr. Chris Brown, Linux Format

"The writer does an exceptional activity major the reader from regex amateur to grasp. The ebook is intensely effortless to learn and chock filled with precious and proper examples...Regular expressions are worthwhile instruments that each developer must have of their toolbox. Mastering standard Expressions is the definitive consultant to the topic, and a very good source that belongs on each programmer's bookshelf. Ten out of Ten Horseshoes."

--Jason Menard, Java Ranch

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Mastering Regular Expressions (3rd Edition)

Regular expressions are a very strong software for manipulating textual content and knowledge. they're now commonplace gains in quite a lot of languages and renowned instruments, together with Perl, Python, Ruby, Java, VB. internet and C# (and any language utilizing the . web Framework), personal home page, and MySQL.

if you happen to don't use average expressions but, you can find during this e-book a complete new global of mastery over your information. for those who already use them, you'll enjoy this book's unparalleled element and breadth of insurance. in the event you imagine you recognize all you must learn about usual expressions, this ebook is a gorgeous eye-opener.

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but regardless of their vast availability, flexibility, and exceptional strength, general expressions are often underutilized. but what's strength within the palms of knowledgeable should be fraught with peril for the unwary. gaining knowledge of commonplace Expressions may help you navigate the minefield to turning into knowledgeable and assist you optimize your use of standard expressions.

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