Regex-1.1 Regular Expression Introduction


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\w – matches a alphanumeric character
\d – matches a number
\s – matches a space
\W, \D, \S – opposite of \w, \d, \s
^ – beginning of line
$ – end of line character
. – match any character except for newline
* – 0 or more occurrence
+ – 1 or more occurrence
? – 0 or 1 occurrence
| – alternative match
(regex) – grouping/store match
[ ] – character set/class
{ x,y } – number of occurrence between x and y
{ x } – x occurrence
{ x, } – at least x occurrence
[^ ] – opposite of [ ]
*? – non greedy matching

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