Jan Goyvaerts runs Just Great Software, where he designs and develops some of the most popular regular expression software. His products include RegexBuddy, the world's only regular expression editor that emulates the peculiarities of 15 regular expression flavors, and PowerGREP, the most feature-rich grep tool for Microsoft Windows.
I have several Regular Expressions books; most of them are from O'reilly.
While I still wouldn't consider myself an expert, this book has really taken me a long way in understanding how I can get the most out of them when I'm programming.
In my opinion, this book is very well written, comprehensive, accessible, and useful.
It starts with a good analysis of online and offline regexp tools. Most known applications that can be found in the net, but doing a emphasis to his proprietary tool... Read morePublished 8 months ago by German Gonzalez
I first bought Jan Goyvaerts' Regex book from his site after trying to learn some regex to modify around 700 web pages I was moving from a Windows server to a Linux server. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Santos Jaimes
This is a very good book. I tought me a lot. The examples are very useful and the book does a good job of breaking them down.Published 10 months ago by Larry Carlin
Unlike some O'Reilly cookbooks that are really language or product tutorials organized under clever "recipe" headings, this book was definitely written to be a reference book. Read morePublished 16 months ago by Joshua Davies
This book is exactly what the name says: a cookbook of regular expressions. At over 570 pages, this book is jam-packed with regular expression recipes for all sorts of situations... Read morePublished 16 months ago by Jamie Wilson
Regular expressions was definitely an area in which I was lacking. While I still wouldn't consider myself an expert, this book has really taken me a long way in understanding how I... Read morePublished 18 months ago by A. Garcia
As a software developer for over 20 years, I find the Regex Cookbook truly indispensable and I now have hardcopy and e-book versions of this book. Read morePublished 19 months ago by S. Hebert
I got this for my husband, who is a 'senior software engineer'. He was delighted, and he is extraordinarily picky. Read morePublished 19 months ago by Caraleisa
Software developers and programmers alike, Goyvaerts and Levithan present the second edition of Regular Expressions Cookbook having worked extensively with regular expressions and... Read morePublished 19 months ago by Systems Dude