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re: What I learned: a love for regex. I bombed, and I knew it. So I dwelled on it, and pretty quickly realized the proper solution was regex. Looked in...
 

+1 for regex. I still remember reading in the pragmatic programmer: "Pragmatic programmers master regular expressions."

Eventually I took a 30 day vow to do absolutely no text manipulation with anything but Regex. Now I, too can't put them down. I use regex for almost everything trxt parsing related. (everything except html, xml and JSON of course.)

 
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