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And you thought regexes were easy....,
By A Customer
This review is from: Mastering Regular Expressions: Powerful Techniques for Perl and Other Tools (Nutshell Handbook) (Paperback)
"Regular Expressions" -- the term sounds fairly bland and unexciting, but it isn't. Using regexes can cut down the number of lines in your code. How many lines of code would it take you to program Perl to turn text like this:
into text like this:
Well, this book shows you how to do in a few lines of regexes. Jeff uses several different scripting languages: Perl, Tk, Python, etc. and explains how the regexes work in the languages. A great reference book. Buy this if you want to know everything about expressions.