Perl’s regular expression engine provides rich features for matching and parsing Unicode strings. Recent releases of Perl have added powerful new modifiers, character classes, and other special escape sequences that can be added to your toolkit. The functionality of regex metacharacters has also been evolving to conform with Unicode standards and it’s important to understand the differences.
This talk will be useful to programmers of all levels who want to learn about Unicode character properties and new regex features. A basic knowledge of regular expressions is required.
◦ 2013-04-20: DC–Baltimore Perl Workshop (DCBPW) 2013, Baltimore, MD