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Java Garage by Eben Hewitt

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Chapter 24. Using Regular Expressions

DO OR DIE

  • Straight Cs

  • Blow this taco stand the minute I graduate

  • Stay sweet

Regular expressions are fiendish things. However, sometimes you need 'em. Luckily, the Java API introduced in 1.4 made working with them a good deal easier. In this topic, we will do a brief overview of the regex for the uninitiated (thank you sir; may I have another). Next, we'll see the facility that Java makes available for using them. Then we'll use them. Then we'll be done so we'll stop.

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