Flagrant Badassery

A JavaScript and regular expression centric blog

Archive for February, 2010

‘Regular Expressions Cookbook’ Giveaway on Jan Goyvaerts’s Regex Guru

If you're not already a subscriber, check out Regex Guru, an excellent blog on all things regex by Jan Goyvaerts (coauthor of Regular Expressions Cookbook and creator of regular-expressions.info, RegexBuddy, PowerGREP, and RegexMagic). Now's a better time than ever to check out the site since he's giving away five copies of Regular Expressions Cookbook; just […]

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Validate Phone Numbers: A Detailed Guide

Following are a couple recipes I wrote for Regular Expressions Cookbook, composing a fairly comprehensive guide to validating and formatting North American and international phone numbers using regular expressions. The regexes in these recipes are all pretty straightforward, but hopefully this gives an example of the depth you can expect from the book. For more […]

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‘High Performance JavaScript’ Giveaway Now Five Books

Laurel Ackerman, Director of Marketing for O'Reilly Media, kindly offered to have O'Reilly pick up the tab for my ongoing book giveaway and increase the offer to five books! If you haven't entered the contest yet (which ends February 24th), now's your chance because your odds of winning have just gone up.

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Five Free Copies of Upcoming O’Reilly Book ‘High Performance JavaScript’

Update (2010-02-25): This contest is now closed. Last year, Yahoo! engineer and all-around JavaScript badass Nicholas Zakas asked if I was interested in writing a chapter for a new book on JavaScript performance that he was working on. I agreed, and that book, High Performance JavaScript, is now available for preorder at Amazon and other […]

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