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  1. Mar 2021
    1. If you've ever talked about regular expressions with another programmer, you've invariably heard this 1997 chestnut: Some people, when confronted with a problem, think "I know, I'll use regular expressions." Now they have two problems.
  2. Dec 2020
    1. One does not have to escape ] outside of the character class.
    2. In regular expressions a dot . means "any character", the plus + means "one or more times", and the question mark ? after this means "try to match this as few as possible times" - which is useful so it won't keep matching past your quote marks
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