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JavaScript Regular Expressions by Gabriel Manricks, Loiane Groner

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Chapter 5. Node.js and Regex

So far, we've had fun learning how to create regular expressions for different situations. However, you may be wondering what it would be like to apply a regular expression in a real-world situation, such as reading a log file and presenting its information in a user-friendlier format?

In this chapter, we will learn how to implement a simple Node.js application that reads a log file and parses it using a regular expression. This way, we can retrieve specific information from it and output it in a different format. We are going to test all the knowledge we obtained from the previous chapters of this book.

In this chapter we will cover the following topics:

  • Installing the required software to develop our example
  • Reading ...

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