On 1/16/20 3:43 PM, Mike Monaco wrote:
> Good morning,
> A colleague and I are planning a workshop on using regular expressions and expect an audience of primarily public services librarians. I was hoping other users here could suggest some applications of regex that would be useful for librarians who are *not* working in technical services or IT 9where the applications are much more obvious to me). For example, pointing out that some apps and programs, like Google Docs, can use regex for find/replace, web sites or databases that support regex in searches, and so on. Thanks in advance.
Learning the migthy regex - always a good idea!
Are you aware of e.g. https://regexr.com/ where you can WYSIWYG?
Many tools feature regex, e.g. Elasticsearch, which we use to search our
library metadata, e.g.:
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