How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Regular Expressions

Jordi Boggiano (24.Oct.2017 at 11:30, 1 hr )
Talk at ZendCon 2017 (English - US)

Rating: 5 of 5

This session will cover Regular Expressions from the basics to the darkest corners of this arcane art. Regular Expressions, at the core, come in handy to achieve validation and text manipulation tasks. In the day-to-day life of a developer, becoming comfortable with them opens up many more use cases. As one of the tortured souls that actually enjoys writing - and reading - regexes, Jordi will share his passion so that you too can see there is no reason to worry.

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Rating: 4 of 5

24.Oct.2017 at 12:27 by Christopher Pitt (87 comments) via Web2 LIVE

You are quite convincing, in your plea for me not to fear regular expressions. But, I still do fear them. I think I always will. Thanks for the talk.

Rating: 4 of 5

24.Oct.2017 at 13:38 by John Fansler (18 comments) via Web2 LIVE

Great overview of regex! Well thought through and good points along the way of when to use and when not to use certain aspects of it!

Rating: 5 of 5

26.Oct.2017 at 08:47 by Ryan Szemplak (5 comments) via Web2 LIVE

Still afraid of regular expressions but it was a good talk

Rating: 4 of 5

26.Oct.2017 at 16:53 by Julian Vidal (33 comments) via Web2 LIVE

Tons of great info and well presented. I had trouble following at some points due to the fact that the syntax is super alien. This would have been a great candidate for a session during the first day in order to give people some hands on approach.

Rating: 5 of 5

31.Oct.2017 at 12:31 by Jason Davis (33 comments) via Web2 LIVE

You almost have me convinced regex isn’t scary.

Rating: 5 of 5

07.Nov.2017 at 07:48 by Philip Crawford (21 comments) via Web2 LIVE

Lots of great details & info!

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