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Mastering Regular Expressions (edition 1997)
Mastering Regular Expressions by Jeffrey E. F. Friedl
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Amazon.com Amazon.com Review (ISBN 0596528124, Paperback)Regular expressions are a central element of UNIX utilities like egrep and programming languages such as Perl. But whether you're a UNIX user or not, you can benefit from a better understanding of regular expressions since they work with applications ranging from validating data-entry fields to manipulating information in multimegabyte text files. Mastering Regular Expressions quickly covers the basics of regular-expression syntax, then delves into the mechanics of expression-processing, common pitfalls, performance issues, and implementation-specific differences. Written in an engaging style and sprinkled with solutions to complex real-world problems, Mastering Regular Expressions offers a wealth information that you can put to immediate use.
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Introduces regular expressions and how they are used, discussing topics including metacharacters, nomenclature, matching and modifying text, expression processing, benchmarking, optimizations, and loops.
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