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Java Regular Expressions

Taming the java.util.regex Engine

Authors: Habibi, Mehran

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Java has always been an excellent language for working with objects. But Java's text manipulation mechanisms have always been limited, compared to languages like AWK and Perl. On the flip side, a regular expressions package in Java 2 Standard Edition (J2SE) brings hope to the Java text mechanisms. This package provides you everything necessary to use regular expressions—all packaged in a simplified object-oriented framework.

In addition to working examples and best practices, this book features a detailed API reference with examples supporting nearly every method, and a step-by-step tutorial to create your own regular expressions. With time, you'll discover that regular expressions are extremely powerful in your programming arsenal—and you'll enjoy using them! And once you've mastered these tools, you'll wonder how you ever managed without them!

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Mehran Habibi is coauthor of The Sun Certified Java Developer Exam with J2SE 1.4 and Cracking the AP Computer Science Exam, 2004-2005 Edition. He is also an application architect with BankOne in Ohio, where he resides with his lovely wife, Angela. Mehran has more than nine years of IT experience, including positions with IBM, Executive Jet, UUNET, BankOne, and the Online Computer Library Center (OCLC), in addition to working as a university lecturer, independent consultant, and Java certification trainer. Technologies of interest to him include web services, wireless technologies, and XML/XSLT. Mehran's professional focus has been on architecture, project leadership, mentoring, team leadership, and programming from the mid-tier on back. Mehran holds certifications in both "The Other Company" and Java 2, and he graduated with a bachelor's of science degree in software engineering from the honors program at The Ohio State University.

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"At long last, a book devoted to regular expressions in Java. … author Mehran Habibi does a pretty good job … . lots of examples, with clear coding and an annotated explanation … . for those who want to get the most out of the regular expressions this is worth having around. … Having covered all of the core concepts and methods … . appendices provide some additional reference material, concluding with a set of common useful patterns. … the book does provide a very firm grounding … ." (techbookreport.com, March, 2004)


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Softcover $39.99
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  • ISBN 978-1-59059-107-9
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Java Regular Expressions
Book Subtitle
Taming the java.util.regex Engine
Authors
Copyright
2004
Publisher
Apress
Copyright Holder
Mehran Habibi
eBook ISBN
978-1-4302-0709-2
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4302-0709-2
Softcover ISBN
978-1-59059-107-9
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVII, 280
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