The Perl and Raku Conference 2023 in Toronto
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Wednesday, July 12 • 11:30am - 11:50am
Making Sense of Regular Expressions

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Do you tend to avoid complex regular expressions — even if you’re a competent Perl programmer — because they appear to be indecipherable by mere mortals? I’ll try to make some sense of it all… or maybe just confuse you even further!

This will be an updated version of my talk from TPC 2018, demonstrating how to take a complex regular expression that may incomprehensible and methodically break it down into smaller parts that are easier to understand, then building up the understanding of the full regular expression from those parts.

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Deven Corzine

Senior Consultant, IntelliTree Solutions, LLC
I have been a Perl programmer since 1989 and I have attended YAPC::NA in 2002 and every year since 2006.  Perl has been my favorite programming language (by far) since 1991 or earlier, but I'm very interested in Rust these days.  Apart from Perl 6/Raku, Rust is the first language... Read More →

Wednesday July 12, 2023 11:30am - 11:50am EDT
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