#regex is one of those things for which I never really took the time to properly understand it. I've always found myself to resort to applying and tweaking existing examples. You know, the programming-as-stackoverflow-searches-approach.

Yesterday's 3 hour rabbit hole trying to get things working without having a good grasp reminded me once again of the folly of that approach. Any good sources you could recommend for learning about regular expressions?

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A quick howto
programiz.com/python-programmi

an extensive one (2 parts)
realpython.com/regex-python/

I visit both sites often for my python lessons and work.
HTH

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