a magical tool for text processing
About the Book
The book heavily leans on examples to present features of regular expressions one by one. It is recommended that you manually type each example and experiment with them.
You should have prior experience working with Ruby, should know concepts like blocks, string formats, string methods, Enumerable, etc.
Exercises are also included to test your understanding.
Visit https://github.com/learnbyexample/Ruby_Regexp for code snippets and exercise files. The repo also has solutions for exercises.
2. Why is it needed?
3. Regexp introduction
5. Alternation and Grouping
6. Escaping metacharacters
7. Dot metacharacter and Quantifiers
8. Interlude: Tools for debugging and visualization
9. Working with matched portions
10. Character class
11. Groupings and backreferences
12. Interlude: Common tasks
16. Further Reading
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