Introduction to Bash, VIM & Regex

Wrapping Up Regular Expressions

Introduction to Bash, VIM & Regex

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James wraps up Regular Expressions with some advice on how to keep on learning.


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>> James Halliday: Okay, so I think we've pretty much covered all of the rules. There's not really any more to it, to regular expressions. It's just kind of a matter of practice and a matter of kind of building up intuitions about when to use what kinds of things. Very useful, but it takes time and takes practice to kind of be able to parse some regular expression that you see in a file and understand what it means sometimes.

Sometimes they're just really complicated though, especially if they're kind of machine generated or really long.
>> James Halliday: But you can always go in, and if you know the rules, you can kind of pick apart what each means. And then kind of come up with an idea of what it's doing

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