The tool that we love that we’ll be highlighting today is Regex101.com, which can help you build and test regular expressions.
Regular expressions were one of the hardest things to get my head around when I first encountered them. They appeared alien (still do sometimes), and applying them to a real-world situation at the time was difficult. I tried to “get” regular expressions for a long time with many failed attempts.
While I still don’t have the language anywhere near mastered, and wouldn’t even joke about being an expert in it, using the Regex101.com really helped me get over a lot of hurdles using the language for my day-to-day work.
While this post won’t teach you regular expressions, it will give you some tips on using Regex101.com to learn and build functioning expressions.[Read more…] about Tools We Love: Regex101.com