Master Regular Expressions with 16 Examples

In this regular expressions (regex) class, we're going to be learning how to match patterns of text.
Regular expressions are extremely useful for matching common patterns of text such as email addresses, phone numbers, URLs, etc.
Almost every programming language has a regular expression library, so learning regular expressions with not only help you with finding patterns in your text editors, but also you'll be able to use these programming libraries to search for patterns programmatically as well.
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Skills You Will Gain

  1. Learn how to use regular expressions
  2. Match any pattern in text using regular expressions


  1. Commitment to invest 3 Hours in 1 Week anytime that works best for you. (Average 22 Minutes per day)
  2. An internet-connected computer
  3. Fluent in English

Action Plan

  • Task 1: Download code for this class
  • Task 2: Install Atom text editor
  • Task 3: Match any character
  • Task 4: Match any digit
  • Task 5: Match words
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