Archive for the ‘regular expressions’ Category

An Alternative to Regular Expressions: agp-exp

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Hardly any programmer escapes the need to use regular expressions in one form or another from time to time. For many, the pattern syntax can seem cryptic and forbidding. This tutorial will introduce a new pattern-matching engine, apg-exp—a featur...

Regular Expressions in JavaScript

Even if Perl looks like spaghetti to you and you feel that no mere mortal is equipped to manage a Unix system, the fact that JavaScript includes support for Perl-style regular expressions is good news... trust us! Continue reading %Regular Expressions ...

How to Spice up Your Slack Channel with Hubot

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Hubot is an open source CoffeeScript bot, that can monitor and respond to commands through a variety of chat room applications. As GitHub proudly claims, “it can help to dramatically improve and reduce employee efficiency” (depending how you use it...

Demystifying RegEx with Practical Examples

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A regular expression is a sequence of characters used for parsing and manipulating strings. They are often used to perform searches, replace substrings and validate string data. This article provides tips, tricks, resources and steps for going through ...