We open up at 6:30 pm. Come early for first dibs on the food & drink.
Regular expressions – or regexes – are a powerful, sophisticated cross-language technology
for searching for patterns and extracting information from text.
They’ve been a mainstay of all dynamic languages since advanced regular
expressions were introduced to Perl in the 1980s.
Unfortunately, they also look like the squawks of an angry R2 unit.
So a newer technology, Simple Regex Language
(SRL), provides an
alternate way to specify regexes – easier to write and easier to
read, with all the same functionality under the covers.
We’ll introduce ourselves to simplified regexes, and at the same time
review the classic syntax. Soon no text will be beyond your power to
As always, we’ll take some time for your general thoughts, questions, and ideas.
See you there!
Below is the official scoreboard from the Boneyard Build-off (with a few team edits I fear *cough* Bam Done *cough*) saved from oblivion by the Mini Maker Fair staff.Bam Done – 39?!? (+/- 30 I think…)Bonds – 12Constant Variables – 18Dayton Diode…
Thanks to everyone who came out to support us in the Boneyard Build-off at the Mini Maker Fair in Carillon Park this weekend! We had a great time, built a nice crossbow, flung some water balloons 75′, and placed second overall!Thanks again to all…