Solve real world problems using Regex in Java.
About This Book
Who This Book Is For
This book is for Java developers who would like to understand and use regular expressions. A basic knowledge of Java is assumed.
What You Will Learn
Regular expressions are a powerful tool in the programmer's toolbox and allow pattern matching. They are also used for manipulating text and data. This book will provide you with the know-how (and practical examples) to solve real-world problems using regex in Java.
You will begin by discovering what regular expressions are and how they work with Java. This easy-to-follow guide is a great place from which to familiarize yourself with the core concepts of regular expressions and to master its implementation with the features of Java 9. You will learn how to match, extract, and transform text by matching specific words, characters, and patterns. You will learn when and where to apply the methods for finding patterns in digits, letters, Unicode characters, and string literals. Going forward, you will learn to use zero-length assertions and lookarounds, parsing the source code, and processing the log files. Finally, you will master tips, tricks, and best practices in regex with Java.
Style and approach
This book will take readers through this learning journey using simple, easy-to-understand, step-by-step instructions and hands-on examples at every stage.
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