Notation conventions and modes


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Notation conventions and modes

Now that we have a text editor, I just wanted to make a couple of notes about the conventions that we're going to be using throughout this tutorial. The first is that whenever we have a regular expression you're going to see it inside forward slashes. So /abc/, abc would be the regular expression. This notation with the two forward slashes is a convention, and it's used all the time. You'll see regular expressions inside those forward slashes, and it really comes back from the very beginnings of regular expressions. You'll remember when I told you about the history, I said that was traditionally in the ed text editor g/ and then the regular expression /p. So that's where those forward slashes come from.

However, when you use these in that regexPal that we're working with, you will not use the forward slashes. The forward slashes do not get entered in there, just the actual regular expression itself. Okay, so everything in between there is what you're going...

Notation conventions and modes
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Notation conventions and modes provides you with in-depth training on Developer. Taught by Kevin Skoglund as part of the Using Regular Expressions

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