Help needed with Regex!

Hello All,

I ave been playing around with regex this entire weekend. The issues that I was facing, I was able to get them resolved with the answers mentioned previously on the forum. However I am not able to create fresh regular expressions being from a non technical background.

Before posting this question I did a search on the forum, google and stack over flow but seems like I had some unrealistic expectations. I was trying to find an regex generator which will create an expression directly.

Does anyone have maybe a cheat sheet of regex tools or commands which a non-technical person can refer to and create a expression?

P.S.: A text file would be preferred over an video file :slight_smile:

Hi @VirajN,
You may want to take a look at this one:
https://www.rexegg.com/regex-quickstart.html

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Hi @VirajN

There are numerous sites for cheat sheets. You can search on Google.

The best one is to go through the Microsoft docs -

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dotnet/standard/base-types/regular-expression-language-quick-reference

Regards,
Karthik Byggari

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Hi @VirajN,

Try these websites for learning regex

https://regex101.com/ - The best of all

https://regexr.com/ - This one has a cheatsheet

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I always recommend https://regex101.com/ as it has the complete reference and you can test online on the same page. It also gives a full explanation of the pattern (useful when you copy it from another source and you want to understand / modify it)

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Thank you for all the suggestions team. I did go through all the websites and indeed they were descriptive but I think I need to go back to basics as I am not able to make head or tail of the expressions.

I think I will have to take a beginner course to be able to better understand and write the expressions. Can anyone recommend what course I would need to take to understand regular expressions in detail?

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