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"Regular expressions have proven so popular that they have been incorporated into most if not all major programming languages and editors, and even at least one Web server. But each one implements regular expressions in its own way — which is reason enough for programmers to appreciate the latest edition of Regular Expression Pocket Reference by Tony Stubblebine."
-- Michael J. Ross, Web Developer, Slashdot.org

"This is a handy little guide for common regular expression fundamentals and odds and ends. The intro chapter does a nice job of giving you the regex elevator speech and hits all the important fundamentals: different engines, metacharacters, and general pattern rules...Each chapter is concise, well-written, and hits the major things you'll need to refresh your memory on from time to time. Overall it's a very well-done book."
-- James Holmes, Amazon.com

"Gawd, I hate doing regular expressions. Don't you? As far as I am concerning, any help is good help."
-- Brett Merkey, Amazon.com

"[Consumers] will find the fine 'pocket references' produced by O'Reilly to be compact and affordable."
-- James Cox, The Computer Shelf: Midwest Book Review

"This is an excellent and concise O'Reilly Pocket Reference covering regular expressions for a number of different applications. If you want that, get this book."
-- George Woolley, Oakland Perl Mongers



"Regular expressions have proven so popular that they have been incorporated into most if not all major programming languages and editors, and even at least one Web server. But each one implements regular expressions in its own way — which is reason enough for programmers to appreciate the latest edition of Regular Expression Pocket Reference by Tony Stubblebine."
--Michael J. Ross, Web Developer, Slashdot.org