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What are Regular Expressions?
Regular Expressions (aka regex) are a commonly adopted syntax for find-and-replace features built into many text editing programs. While implementations of regex (and thus the available search operators) vary from program to program, by and large the syntax is the same.
Regular Expressions Cookbook by
Publication Date: 2012-09-06
Regular Expression Pocket Reference by
Publication Date: 2007-07-28
How do I get Regular Expressions?
Regular Expressions are available in a variety of text and script processing programs, including:
- Bash command-line interface (CLI), and bash scripting
- CLI-based text editors, such as emacs and vi
- oXygen XML Editor
- Macromates' TextMate, and Atom
- Adobe InDesign
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