The Regex Library
The Regex Library contains samples and examples of Regular Expressions. Regular expressions are
This site is a scrapbook; a collection; a virtual sock drawer of regex strings. It is not a tutorial site, or a place to learn about how to use these arrows in the bow of Perl and Awk and BBEdit. If youd like to learn more about Regular Expressions, I cant emphasise enough the absolute need for you to go outno run outand buy the regex bible: Mastering Regular Expressions by Jeffrey Friedl published by OReilly and Associates. This beautifully written book is one of the most pleasurable non-fiction books Ive read. If youre so interested in Regular Expressions that youve decided to search for them on the web, youll love this book.
That's enough about what this site isnt. Now for what this site is: a library.
Since this is the first time Ive ever tried to organize a library of search and manipulation strings, the first few versions of how the entries are organized here will be awkward. Stick with me and it will get better. Promise!
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