Scripting and automation tasks often need to extract particular portions of text from input data or modify them from one format to another.
The book heavily leans on examples to present features of regular expressions one by one. It is recommended that you manually type each example and experiment with them.
Exercises are included to test your understanding. Reference solutions are also provided.
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