Learn Python Regular Expressions step by step from beginner to advanced levels
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Python re(gex)?

Learn Python Regular Expressions step by step from beginner to advanced levels with 200+ examples

The book also includes exercises to test your understanding, which is presented together as a single file in this repo - Exercises.md

See Version_changes.md to keep track of changes made to the book.


E-book

You can download the book from https://leanpub.com/py_regex

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Table of Contents

  1. Preface
  2. Why is it needed?
  3. Regular Expression modules
  4. Anchors
  5. Alternation and Grouping
  6. Escaping metacharacters
  7. Dot metacharacter and Quantifiers
  8. Working with matched portions
  9. Character class
  10. Groupings and backreferences
  11. Lookarounds
  12. Flags
  13. Unicode
  14. Miscellaneous
  15. Gotchas
  16. Further Reading

Contributing

  • Open an issue for suggestions, bugs, typos, etc

License

The code snippets are licensed under MIT, see LICENSE file