Regular Expressions Cookbook

Author: Jan Goyvaerts,Steven Levithan

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN: 1449319432

Category: Computers

Page: 594

View: 3765

Covers the basics of regular expressions along with recipes for common tasks using C#, Java, JavaScript, Perl, PHP, Python, Ruby, and VB NET.

Regular Expressions Cookbook

Detailed Solutions in Eight Programming Languages

Author: Jan Goyvaerts,Steven Levithan

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN: 1449327486

Category: Computers

Page: 612

View: 928

Take the guesswork out of using regular expressions. With more than 140 practical recipes, this cookbook provides everything you need to solve a wide range of real-world problems. Novices will learn basic skills and tools, and programmers and experienced users will find a wealth of detail. Each recipe provides samples you can use right away. This revised edition covers the regular expression flavors used by C#, Java, JavaScript, Perl, PHP, Python, Ruby, and VB.NET. You’ll learn powerful new tricks, avoid flavor-specific gotchas, and save valuable time with this huge library of practical solutions. Learn regular expressions basics through a detailed tutorial Use code listings to implement regular expressions with your language of choice Understand how regular expressions differ from language to language Handle common user input with recipes for validation and formatting Find and manipulate words, special characters, and lines of text Detect integers, floating-point numbers, and other numerical formats Parse source code and process log files Use regular expressions in URLs, paths, and IP addresses Manipulate HTML, XML, and data exchange formats Discover little-known regular expression tricks and techniques

Regular Expressions Cookbook

Author: Jan Goyvaerts,Steven Levithan

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN: 9781449396336

Category: Computers

Page: 510

View: 615

This cookbook provides more than 100 recipes to help you crunch data and manipulate text with regular expressions. Every programmer can find uses for regular expressions, but their power doesn't come worry-free. Even seasoned users often suffer from poor performance, false positives, false negatives, or perplexing bugs. Regular Expressions Cookbook offers step-by-step instructions for some of the most common tasks involving this tool, with recipes for C#, Java, JavaScript, Perl, PHP, Python, Ruby, and VB.NET. With this book, you will: Understand the basics of regular expressions through a concise tutorial Use regular expressions effectively in several programming and scripting languages Learn how to validate and format input Manage words, lines, special characters, and numerical values Find solutions for using regular expressions in URLs, paths, markup, and data exchange Learn the nuances of more advanced regex features Understand how regular expressions' APIs, syntax, and behavior differ from language to language Write better regular expressions for custom needs Whether you're a novice or an experienced user, Regular Expressions Cookbook will help deepen your knowledge of this unique and irreplaceable tool. You'll learn powerful new tricks, avoid language-specific gotchas, and save valuable time with this huge library of proven solutions to difficult, real-world problems.

Mastering Regular Expressions

Understand Your Data and Be More Productive

Author: Jeffrey E.F. Friedl

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN: 1449332536

Category: Computers

Page: 544

View: 684

Regular expressions are an extremely powerful tool for manipulating text and data. They are now standard features in a wide range of languages and popular tools, including Perl, Python, Ruby, Java, VB.NET and C# (and any language using the .NET Framework), PHP, and MySQL. If you don't use regular expressions yet, you will discover in this book a whole new world of mastery over your data. If you already use them, you'll appreciate this book's unprecedented detail and breadth of coverage. If you think you know all you need to know about regularexpressions, this book is a stunning eye-opener. As this book shows, a command of regular expressions is an invaluable skill. Regular expressions allow you to code complex and subtle text processing that you never imagined could be automated. Regular expressions can save you time and aggravation. They can be used to craft elegant solutions to a wide range of problems. Once you've mastered regular expressions, they'll become an invaluable part of your toolkit. You will wonder how you ever got by without them. Yet despite their wide availability, flexibility, and unparalleled power, regular expressions are frequently underutilized. Yet what is power in the hands of an expert can be fraught with peril for the unwary. Mastering Regular Expressions will help you navigate the minefield to becoming an expert and help you optimize your use of regular expressions. Mastering Regular Expressions, Third Edition, now includes a full chapter devoted to PHP and its powerful and expressive suite of regular expression functions, in addition to enhanced PHP coverage in the central "core" chapters. Furthermore, this edition has been updated throughout to reflect advances in other languages, including expanded in-depth coverage of Sun's java.util.regex package, which has emerged as the standard Java regex implementation.Topics include: A comparison of features among different versions of many languages and tools How the regular expression engine works Optimization (major savings available here!) Matching just what you want, but not what you don't want Sections and chapters on individual languages Written in the lucid, entertaining tone that makes a complex, dry topic become crystal-clear to programmers, and sprinkled with solutions to complex real-world problems, Mastering Regular Expressions, Third Edition offers a wealth information that you can put to immediateuse. Reviews of this new edition and the second edition: "There isn't a better (or more useful) book available on regular expressions." --Zak Greant, Managing Director, eZ Systems "A real tour-de-force of a book which not only covers the mechanics of regexes in extraordinary detail but also talks about efficiency and the use of regexes in Perl, Java, and .NET...If you use regular expressions as part of your professional work (even if you already have a good book on whatever language you're programming in) I would strongly recommend this book to you." --Dr. Chris Brown, Linux Format "The author does an outstanding job leading the reader from regexnovice to master. The book is extremely easy to read and chock full ofuseful and relevant examples...Regular expressions are valuable toolsthat every developer should have in their toolbox. Mastering RegularExpressions is the definitive guide to the subject, and an outstandingresource that belongs on every programmer's bookshelf. Ten out of TenHorseshoes." --Jason Menard, Java Ranch

Regular Expression Recipes

A Problem-Solution Approach

Author: Nathan A. Good

Publisher: Apress

ISBN: 1430204168

Category: Computers

Page: 289

View: 9252

*Discusses regular expressions in quick, easy manner (Friedl book is exhaustive, and other two books are superficial) *Teaches by example without exhaustive syntax explanation *Covers the major open source languages

Beginning Regular Expressions

Author: Andrew Watt

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0764574892

Category: Computers

Page: 742

View: 9337

This book introduces the various parts of the construction of a regular expression pattern, explains what they mean, and walks you through working examples showing how they work and why they do what they do. By working through the examples, you will build your understanding of how to make regular expressions do what you want them to do and avoid creating regular expressions that don t meet your intentions. Beginning chapters introduce regular expressions and show you a method you can use to break down a text manipulation problem into component parts so that you can make an intelligent choice about constructing a regular expression pattern that matches what you want it to match and avoids matching unwanted text. To solve more complex problems, you should set out a problem definition and progressively refine it to express it in English in a way that corresponds to a regular expression pattern that does what you want it to do. The second part of the book devotes a chapter to each of several technologies available on the Windows platform. You are shown how to use each tool or language with regular expressions (for example, how to do a lookahead in Perl or create a named variable in C#). Regular expressions can be useful in applications such as Microsoft Word, Writer, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft Access. A chapter is devoted to each. In addition, tools such as the little–known Windows findstr utility and the commercial PowerGrep tool each have a chapter showing how they can be used to solve text manipulation tasks that span multiple files. The use of regular expressions in the MySQL and Microsoft SQL Server databases are also demonstrated. Several programming languages have a chapter describing the metacharacters available for use in those languages together with demonstrations of how the objects or classes of that language can be used with regular expressions. The languages covered are VBScript, Javascript, Visual Basic .NET, C#, PHP, Java, and Perl. XML is used increasingly to store textual data. The W3C XML Schema definition language can use regular expressions to automatically validate data in an XML document. W3C XML Schema has a chapter demonstrating how regular expressions can be used with the xs:pattern element. Chapters 1 through 10 describe the component parts of regular expression patterns and show you what they do and how they can be used with a variety of text manipulation tools and languages. You should work through these chapters in order and build up your understanding of regular expressions. The book then devotes a chapter to each of several text manipulation tools and programming languages. These chapters assume knowledge from Chapters 1 through 10, but you can dip into the tool–specific and language–specific chapters in any order you want.

Mastering Regular Expressions

Author: Jeffrey E. F. Friedl

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN: 9780596002893

Category: Computers

Page: 460

View: 5066

Introduces regular expressions and how they are used, discussing topics including metacharacters, nomenclature, matching and modifying text, expression processing, benchmarking, optimizations, and loops.

Regular Expression Pocket Reference

Regular Expressions for Perl, Ruby, PHP, Python, C, Java and .NET

Author: Tony Stubblebine

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN: 0596514271

Category: Computers

Page: 117

View: 5909

A guide to the syntax and semantics of regular expressions for Perl 5.8, Ruby, Java, PHP, C#, .NET, Python, JavaScript, and PCRE.

PHP Cookbook

Solutions & Examples for PHP Programmers

Author: David Sklar,Adam Trachtenberg

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN: 1449363717

Category: Computers

Page: 820

View: 516

Want to understand a certain PHP programming technique? Or learn how to accomplish a particular task? This cookbook is the first place to look. With more than 350 code-rich recipes revised for PHP 5.4 and 5.5, this third edition provides updated solutions for generating dynamic web content—everything from using basic data types to querying databases, and from calling RESTful APIs to testing and securing your site. Each recipe includes code solutions that you can freely use, along with a discussion of how and why they work. Whether you’re an experienced PHP programmer or coming to PHP from another language, this book is an ideal on-the-job resource. You’ll find recipes to help you with: Basic data types: strings, numbers, arrays, and dates and times Program building blocks: variables, functions, classes, and objects Web programming: cookies, forms, sessions, and authentication Database access using PDO, SQLite, and other extensions RESTful API clients and servers, including HTTP, XML, and OAuth Key concepts: email, regular expressions, and graphics creation Designing robust applications: security and encryption, error handling, debugging and testing, and performance tuning Files, directories, and PHP’s Command Line Interface Libraries and package managers such as Composer and PECL

Ruby Cookbook

Recipes for Object-Oriented Scripting

Author: Lucas Carlson,Leonard Richardson

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN: 1449373674

Category: Computers

Page: 992

View: 6953

Why spend time on coding problems that others have already solved when you could be making real progress on your Ruby project? This updated cookbook provides more than 350 recipes for solving common problems, on topics ranging from basic data structures, classes, and objects, to web development, distributed programming, and multithreading. Revised for Ruby 2.1, each recipe includes a discussion on why and how the solution works. You’ll find recipes suitable for all skill levels, from Ruby newbies to experts who need an occasional reference. With Ruby Cookbook, you’ll not only save time, but keep your brain percolating with new ideas as well. Recipes cover: Data structures including strings, numbers, date and time, arrays, hashes, files and directories Using Ruby’s code blocks, also known as closures OOP features such as classes, methods, objects, and modules XML and HTML, databases and persistence, and graphics and other formats Web development with Rails and Sinatra Internet services, web services, and distributed programming Software testing, debugging, packaging, and distributing Multitasking, multithreading, and extending Ruby with other languages

Java Cookbook

Solutions and Examples for Java Developers

Author: Ian F. Darwin

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN: 144933881X

Category: Computers

Page: 898

View: 2392

From lambda expressions and JavaFX 8 to new support for network programming and mobile development, Java 8 brings a wealth of changes. This cookbook helps you get up to speed right away with hundreds of hands-on recipes across a broad range of Java topics. You’ll learn useful techniques for everything from debugging and data structures to GUI development and functional programming. Each recipe includes self-contained code solutions that you can freely use, along with a discussion of how and why they work. If you are familiar with Java basics, this cookbook will bolster your knowledge of the language in general and Java 8’s main APIs in particular. Recipes include: Methods for compiling, running, and debugging Manipulating, comparing, and rearranging text Regular expressions for string- and pattern-matching Handling numbers, dates, and times Structuring data with collections, arrays, and other types Object-oriented and functional programming techniques Directory and filesystem operations Working with graphics, audio, and video GUI development, including JavaFX and handlers Network programming on both client and server Database access, using JPA, Hibernate, and JDBC Processing JSON and XML for data storage Multithreading and concurrency

Mastering Python Regular Expressions

Author: Félix López,Víctor Romero

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1783283165

Category: Computers

Page: 110

View: 3088

A short and straight to the point guide that explains the implementation of Regular Expressions in Python. This book is aimed at Python developers who want to learn how to leverage Regular Expressions in Python. Basic knowledge of Python is required for a better understanding.

MySQL Cookbook

Solutions for Database Developers and Administrators

Author: Paul DuBois

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN: 1449374158

Category: Computers

Page: 866

View: 652

MySQL’s popularity has brought a flood of questions about how to solve specific problems, and that’s where this cookbook is essential. When you need quick solutions or techniques, this handy resource provides scores of short, focused pieces of code, hundreds of worked-out examples, and clear, concise explanations for programmers who don’t have the time (or expertise) to solve MySQL problems from scratch. Ideal for beginners and professional database and web developers, this updated third edition covers powerful features in MySQL 5.6 (and some in 5.7). The book focuses on programming APIs in Python, PHP, Java, Perl, and Ruby. With more than 200+ recipes, you’ll learn how to: Use the mysql client and write MySQL-based programs Create, populate, and select data from tables Store, retrieve, and manipulate strings Work with dates and times Sort query results and generate summaries Use stored routines, triggers, and scheduled events Import, export, validate, and reformat data Perform transactions and work with statistics Process web input, and generate web content from query results Use MySQL-based web session management Provide security and server administration

Oracle Regular Expressions Pocket Reference

Tutorial & Quick Reference

Author: Jonathan Gennick,Peter Linsley

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN: 9780596552497

Category: Computers

Page: 66

View: 7493

Support for regular expressions in SQL and PL/SQL is one of the most exciting features of Oracle Database 10G. Oracle has long supported the ANSI-standard LIKE predicate for rudimentary pattern matching, but regular expressions take pattern matching to a new level. They provide a powerful way to select data that matches a pattern, as well as to manipulate, rearrange, and change that data.This concise pocket guide is part tutorial and part quick-reference. It's suitable for those who have never used regular expressions before, as well as those who have experience with Perl and other languages supporting regular expressions. The book describes Oracle Database 10G's support for regular expressions, including globalization support and differences between Perl's syntax and the POSIX syntax supported by Oracle 10G. It also provides a comprehensive reference, including examples, to all supported regular expression operators, functions, and error messages.O'Reilly's Pocket References have become a favorite among developers and database administrators everywhere. By providing a wealth of important details in a concise, well-organized format, these handy books deliver just what you need to complete the task at hand. Whether you're using regular expressions for the first time or applying your skills from other languages to the latest version of Oracle, the Oracle Regular Expressions Pocket Reference is the book to have close by.

Introducing Regular Expressions

Unraveling Regular Expressions, Step-by-Step

Author: Michael Fitzgerald

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN: 1449338895

Category: Computers

Page: 154

View: 3265

If you’re a programmer new to regular expressions, this easy-to-follow guide is a great place to start. You’ll learn the fundamentals step-by-step with the help of numerous examples, discovering first-hand how to match, extract, and transform text by matching specific words, characters, and patterns. Regular expressions are an essential part of a programmer’s toolkit, available in various Unix utlilities as well as programming languages such as Perl, Java, JavaScript, and C#. When you’ve finished this book, you’ll be familiar with the most commonly used syntax in regular expressions, and you’ll understand how using them will save you considerable time. Discover what regular expressions are and how they work Learn many of the differences between regular expressions used with command-line tools and in various programming languages Apply simple methods for finding patterns in text, including digits, letters, Unicode characters, and string literals Learn how to use zero-width assertions and lookarounds Work with groups, backreferences, character classes, and quantifiers Use regular expressions to mark up plain text with HTML5

Perl Cookbook

Solutions & Examples for Perl Programmers

Author: Tom Christiansen,Nathan Torkington

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN: 9780596554965

Category: Computers

Page: 968

View: 975

Find a Perl programmer, and you'll find a copy of Perl Cookbook nearby. Perl Cookbook is a comprehensive collection of problems, solutions, and practical examples for anyone programming in Perl. The book contains hundreds of rigorously reviewed Perl "recipes" and thousands of examples ranging from brief one-liners to complete applications.The second edition of Perl Cookbook has been fully updated for Perl 5.8, with extensive changes for Unicode support, I/O layers, mod_perl, and new technologies that have emerged since the previous edition of the book. Recipes have been updated to include the latest modules. New recipes have been added to every chapter of the book, and some chapters have almost doubled in size.Covered topic areas include: Manipulating strings, numbers, dates, arrays, and hashes Pattern matching and text substitutions References, data structures, objects, and classes Signals and exceptions Screen addressing, menus, and graphical applications Managing other processes Writing secure scripts Client-server programming Internet applications programming with mail, news, ftp, and telnet CGI and mod_perl programming Web programming Since its first release in 1998, Perl Cookbook has earned its place in the libraries of serious Perl users of all levels of expertise by providing practical answers, code examples, and mini-tutorials addressing the challenges that programmers face. Now the second edition of this bestselling book is ready to earn its place among the ranks of favorite Perl books as well.Whether you're a novice or veteran Perl programmer, you'll find Perl Cookbook, 2nd Edition to be one of the most useful books on Perl available. Its comfortable discussion style and accurate attention to detail cover just about any topic you'd want to know about. You can get by without having this book in your library, but once you've tried a few of the recipes, you won't want to.

Learning Regular Expressions

Author: Ben Forta

Publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional

ISBN: 0134757041

Category: Computers

Page: 144

View: 5589

Learn to use one of the most powerful text processing and manipulation tools available Regular expression experts have long been armed with an incredibly powerful tool, one that can be used to perform all sorts of sophisticated text processing and manipulation in just about every language and on every platform. That’s the good news. The bad news is that for too long, regular expressions have been the exclusive property of only the most tech savvy. Until now. Ben Forta's Learning Regular Expressions teaches you the regular expressions that you really need to know, starting with simple text matches and working up to more complex topics, including the use of backreferences, conditional evaluation, and look-ahead processing. You’ll learn what you can use, and you’ll learn it methodically, systematically, and simply. Regular expressions are nowhere near as complex as they appear to be at first glance. All it takes is a clear understanding of the problem being solved and how to leverage regular expressions to solve them. Read and understand regular expressions Use literal text and metacharacters to build powerful search patterns Take advantage of advanced regular expression features, including lookahead and backreferences Perform powerful search-and-replace operations in all major professional editing tools Add sophisticated form and text processing to web applications Search for files using command-line tools like grep and egrep Use regular expressions in programming languages like JavaScript, Java, PHP, Python, Microsoft .NET, and C#, as well as in DBMSs including MySQL and Oracle Work with phone numbers, postal codes, social security numbers, IP addresses, URLs, email addresses, and credit card numbers Contents at a Glance 1 Introducing Regular Expressions 2 Matching Single Characters 3 Matching Sets of Characters 4 Using Metacharacters 5 Repeating Matches 6 Position Matching 7 Using Subexpressions 8 Using Backreferences 9 Looking Ahead and Behind 10 Embedding Conditions 11 Regular Expression Solutions to Common Problems Appendix A Regular Expressions in Popular Applications and Languages

Regular Expression Recipes for Windows Developers

A Problem-Solution Approach

Author: Nathan Good

Publisher: Apress

ISBN: 9781430200284

Category: Computers

Page: 400

View: 9550

* Only book dealing with regular expressions for Windows developers in a concise manner * Teaches beginners by example, without bogging them down in syntactical explanations; also an ideal reference for experienced developers/ programmers * Covers all of the major Windows development languages

Windows PowerShell Cookbook

The Complete Guide to Scripting Microsoft's Command Shell

Author: Lee Holmes

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN: 1449320686

Category: Computers

Page: 1007

View: 2551

A guide to using Windows PowerShell to script Windows administrative tasks and control Windows from the command line includes more than four hundred task-oriented recipes and more than one hundred scripts.

C# 6.0 Cookbook

Author: Jay Hilyard,Stephen Teilhet

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN: 1491921439

Category: Computers

Page: 704

View: 9177

Completely updated for C# 6.0, the new edition of this bestseller offers more than 150 code recipes to common and not-so-common problems that C# programmers face every day. More than a third of the recipes have been rewritten to take advantage of new C# 6.0 features. If you prefer solutions to general C# language instruction and quick answers to theory, this is your book.C# 6.0 Cookbook offers new recipes for asynchronous methods, dynamic objects, enhanced error handling, the Rosyln compiler, and more. Here are some of topics covered: Classes and generics Collections, enumerators, and iterators Data types LINQ and Lambda expressions Exception handling Reflection and dynamic programming Regular expressions Filesystem interactions Networking and the Web XML usage Threading, Synchronization, and Concurrency Each recipe in the book includes tested code that you can download from and reuse in your own applications, and each one includes a detailed discussion of how and why the underlying technology works. You don't have to be an experienced C# or .NET developer to use C# 6.0 Cookbook. You just have to be someone who wants to solve a problem now, without having to learn all the related theory first.