How I learned to stop worrying and love Regular Expressions

Jordi Boggiano (09.Sep.2015 at 08:15, 40 min)
Talk at PHPSW: Generators & Regex, September 2015 (English - UK)

Rating: 5 of 5

How I learned to stop worrying and love Regular Expressions

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Rating: 5 of 5

09.Sep.2015 at 22:29 by Marco Pivetta (115 comments)

A nice intro and refresher to regular expressions, as well as teaching few regex modifiers that I didn't know of.

Suggested:
- more info on lower level details
- eventually, more interactivity (animations, maybe?)

Rating: 5 of 5

10.Sep.2015 at 10:33 by Dan Hanly (1 comments)

Excellent talk, which has made RegExes less terrifying for me. They still look confusing as hell, but at least now I have the tools to figure it out.

Rating: 4 of 5

10.Sep.2015 at 14:11 by Mark Baker (110 comments)

Learned some useful new tricks with regexp (such as ? in a context after a repetition + or * to eliminate greediness), and a few gotchas on performance, that should certainly improve my own pitiful efforts with this arcane science.

But perhaps trying to squeeze too much information into too tight a timeframe, could have been a 3-hr conference tutorial session given how much was squeezed in

Rating: 4 of 5

11.Sep.2015 at 17:55 by Iain Fogg (15 comments)

Really appreciated the talk, it was just too fast for me to keep up with it, still being a regex noob - I think Jordi had expected more time than he had. Good to see lots of examples of what can be done, I can hunt down in reference docs in the future. Thanks Jordi!

Rating: 5 of 5

14.Sep.2015 at 09:55 by Gary Hockin (145 comments) via Web2 LIVE

Tip top.

Rating: 5 of 5

17.Sep.2015 at 16:29 by Ali Bahman (3 comments)

Not only very educational, but also It's been great fun (just check out the first slide, lol).
thanks Jordi, its amazing to see how much you covered in that short amount of time.

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