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As from release 1.4, Java 2 comes with a regular expression class that supports patterns similar in style to Perl regular expressions. This module gives you a brief introduction to regular expressions if you're not already familiar with them, then covers Java-specific topics such as compile and match methods, Pattern objects and PatternSyntaxExceptions.
Related technical and longer articlesRegular Expressions in Java
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|1195||Regular Express Primer|
Over the years I've been teaching people about Regular Expressions, I've learnt what does and doesn't work in such tuition. A casual question I saw yesterday got me writing, and I've just posted up a new technical article to the solution centre - see here (it will open in a separate window).
Examples from our training material
|Reg1.java|| Regular expressions - look for email address|
|Reg2.java|| Regular expressions - look for all matching lines in a file|
|Reg3.java|| Look for all lines containing a term and report the first field from matching lines|
|Reg4.java|| Look for email address on command line and report on user and domain name parts|
|Reg6.java|| Regular expressions - match and replace|
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Topics covered in this module
Basic handling of strings.
An introduction to regular expressions.
The elements of a regular expression..
Expanding the power of regular expressions.
Anchors and Assertions.
Expanding the power of pattern objects.
Capturing the String that matched a pattern.
Using regular expressions to replace one string by another.
Other regular expression topics.
Extending Regular Expressions.
Operations on StringBuffers.
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