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Re: Learning regexes

by crenz (Priest)
on Apr 03, 2003 at 14:30 UTC ( #247760=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Learning regexes

Thanks for the good comments. My colleague was positively surprised with the number and quality of comments!

I think I will use the following approach:

  • Read the articles mentioned (the PDF from Effective Perl Programming sure looks good!)
  • Teach him the basics (., +, *, (/), character classes and the like) and what to use regexes for
  • Use the regex evaluator together to gain proficiency
  • Talk about basic pitfalls

Then, after a while we'll talk again about the traps he fell into :). By that time, I will also be able to see whether the more advanced concepts (look-ahead etc.) are really necessary for the work he needs to do.

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