Category Archives: Regular Expressions

“Simple” string matching fun with regular expressions

I'm still yet to get my head around the power of regular expressions. I had a problem where I was trying to match a particular image name, only there were multiple variations. _side.jpg _side_1.jpg _side_2_1.jpg My regular expression looked like this '/_side*\.jpg$/' but clearly there was a problem with it so I called on a…
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