Regex 正規表式

date-created:: 2023-02-26

Short for "regular expressions." "RegExp" is another common abbreviation. In Chinese, 正規表示式, which I prefer to shorten as 正規表式.

Regex power



My regexes in use

See some of my awesome (scary) regexes in use. (Warning: not for the faint of heart)

Perl and regex: a match made in heaven

I am not exaggerating if I say that my career as a localization engineer (2002–2020) was launched entirely by my fascination with and my eventual self-taught expertise in Perl and regex.

Perl 6, regexes, and grammars: nirvana


The Unicode property shorthand \p{Han} is a great discovery about regex. So glad that CotEditor on MacOS supports it, so does EmEditor (Windows only).


The dark side

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