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Regular Expressions


This course presents the basic, intermediate, and advanced features of regular expressions. In addition, usage of regular expressions in many common Unix / Linux tools is shown, along with additional application specific expression capabilities built into other tools (such as Perl). Numerous exercises throughout the class instill the regex concepts. This course supports all Unix and Linux variants.


  • Introduction to Regular Expressions
  • Using Regular Expressions in Unix / Linux standard utilities 
  • Advanced Regular Expressions in Unix / Linux 
  • Regular Expression Usage in Shell Scripts 
  • Regular Expression Usage in Perl 
  • Regex Use in other programming languages (Java, Python, PHP, etc) 
  • Running Unix / Linux utilities in Windows


Strong computer skills and proficiency working at the command line. Unix/Linux fundamentals knowledge is recommended.


3 days
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