Regular Expressions are like having a secret code for telling a computer exactly what you want. Regex, as it's often referred to, is a text string for describing a search pattern. You can think of it as a supercharged version of a find tool. In this course, we'll explore what regular expressions are, and get some practice using them.
What you'll learn
Converting messy text into something useful
After starting out in fine art and moving into graphic design, Alena found her passion for programming over 15 years ago and has never looked back. Alena enjoys community and is excited to introduce people to the wonderful world of PHP and the Portland Tech Community.
When not at her computer, Alena enjoys exploring Portland with her friends and family, including her 3 young children. She also enjoys the Symphony, Cooking, Books, Yarn and Yoga.
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