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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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Regular Expressions Cookbook is Out

As of today, Regular Expressions Cookbook (written by Jan Goyvaerts and me, and published by O'Reilly Media) is listed as In Stock on Amazon.com and other fine bookstores. The book covers seven regular expression flavors (.NET, Java, JavaScript, Perl, PCRE, Python, and Ruby) and eight programming languages (C#, Java, JavaScript, Perl, PHP, Python, Ruby, and […]

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‘Regular Expressions Cookbook’ Complete

Just a quick post to note that Regular Expressions Cookbook by Jan Goyvaerts and me (published by O'Reilly Media) is available for pre-order on Amazon.com, Amazon.co.uk, and many other places. It was mostly completed at the end of January, and is coming out May 15 June 4. Regular Expressions Cookbook contains a full regex tutorial […]

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Writing a Regex Book

I'm excited to announce that I've recently started working on a regular expression book for O'Reilly Media. The back story is that a few months ago, Jeffrey Friedl (author of the world's best regular expression book yet ) was kind enough to introduce me to his editor at O'Reilly, Andy Oram. After Andy and I […]

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Mastering Regular Expressions, 3rd Edition

After reading positive reviews about the second edition it since I started using regular expressions a little over a year ago, I finally purchased O'Reilly Media's Mastering Regular Expressions by Jeffrey E. F. Friedl, since I discovered that a third edition came out in August 2006. The book arrived today, and it is indeed pretty […]

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