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Demystifying the Wizardry of Regular Expressions - SoCal Code Camp '15 - LA

by kickinbahk

Published November 15, 2015 in Technology

So many developers see the words "Regular Expressions" and think of a frightening string of crazy symbols. While this is true, they are also a valuable way of manipulating text and knowing the basics can lead to many practical uses that will often save many lines of code. Learning to use regular expression basics will allow many more ways to manipulate text and strings by testing, extracting, and changing the string. We will take a look at some of the ways to do this specifically using the Javascript RegExp Engine.