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Author Friedl, Jeffrey E. F.

Title Mastering regular expressions : powerful techniques for Perl and other tools / Jeffrey E.F. Friedl
Edition First edition
Published Cambridge ; Sebastopol : O'Reilly, [1997]


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Description xxiv, 342 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Series Nutshell handbook
Nutshell handbook.
Contents 1. Introduction to Regular Expressions -- 2. Extended Introductory Examples -- 3. Overview of Regular Expression Features and Flavors -- 4. The Mechanics of Expression Processing -- 5. Crafting a Regular Expression -- 6. Tool-Specific Information -- 7. Perl Regular Expressions -- A. Online Information -- B. Email Regex Program
Summary A regular expression (regex) is a pattern that describes a set of strings. Regular expressions are used for advanced context-sensitive searches (e.g. parsing data streams, data mining) and text modifications. They can be found in many advanced editors (e.g. vi, Emacs), in parser programs (e.g. grep) and in languages (e.g. Perl), mostly in a UNIX environment. This book is the standard work on regexes
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes index
Subject UNIX (Computer file)
Perl (Computer program language)
Perl -- Computer program language
Public utilities.
Utilities (Computer programs)
LC no. 97116815
ISBN 1565922573