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Mastering Regular Expressions

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 15, 2009

    Well written, great reference, and a must read!

    I am a high school student and I've read a few programming books, but this one is defiantly one of the best I've read. It's good for beginners and just for a reference. I also like how this book give examples in different languages. No complaints with this book!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 9, 2008

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    This is a very good book for anyone who wants to learn Regular Expressions or for someone who wants to know more about them. I've read this book 3 times and still keep it next to the computer to quickly look up something if I need. Great book!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 28, 2007


    Are you a programmer working on text-related tasks? If you are, then this book is for you. Author Jeffrey Friedl, has done an outstanding job of writing a cool book that will interest anyone who has an opportunity to use regular expressions. Friedl, begin with an introduction to the concept of regular expressions. Then, the author takes a look at text processing with regular expressions. Next, the author provides an overview of features and utilities, plus a bit of history. He also explains the details of how regular expressions work. The author continues by working through regular expressions examples. Then, he discusses efficiency in detail. Next, the author covers Perl regular expressions in detail. He then looks at Sun¿s java.util.regex package. The author continues by looking at .NET¿s language-neutral regular-expression package. Finally, the author looks at PHP¿s preg suite of regex functions. This most excellent book should expand your understanding, even if you consider yourself an accomplished regular-expression expert. Perhaps more importantly, the book concentrates on mastering a particular implementation!

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