Last updated on 2019-04-05
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.
- Why is it needed?
- Regexp literal and operators
- Alternation and Grouping
- Escaping metacharacters
- Dot metacharacter and Quantifiers
- Working with matched portions
- Character class
- Groupings and backreferences
- String Encoding
- Further Reading
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