Python Regular Expressions Tutorial – Part 2

Learn about Character Classes in python regular expressions.

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1. Introduction

New to regular expressions? Start here.

In the last article, we covered some beginning aspects of regular expressions in python. We now continue to examine details of character classes.

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Python Regular Expressions Tutorial – Part 1

A Gentle Introduction to Python Regular Expressions

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1. Introduction

Regular Expressions are a powerful mechanism for specifying a pattern to match a string. You can target specific segments you are interested in, and specify what it should include or exclude. In spite of all the power it provides, regular expressions are rather easy to pick-up and master. Almost every modern programming language, including python, perl, java, c/c++, javascript, etc. provide support for string manipulation using regular expressions. In this article, we show you python’s regular expression syntax with examples.

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Regular Expressions Examples

Learn how to build regular expression patterns for parsing phone numbers, emails, etc.

. Introduction

Regular Expressions provide a powerful method to handle parsing tasks while handling texts. Whether the problem is a simple search for a pattern, or splitting a string into components, regular expressions are widely used today.

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Java Regex – Simple Patterns

Learn the basics of regular expression pattern matching in Java. Covers a few basic regular expression constructs.

“Life’s under no obligation to give us what we expect.”
― Margaret Mitchell


Regular Expressions are the bread and butter of string pattern matching. They allow you to express a search pattern in general terms without being too specific about what you are searching for.

This article covers the basics of string pattern matching using regular expressions.

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