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Tuesday, May 17 • 3:45pm - 4:30pm
Editing Tons of Text? RegEx to the Rescue!

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Do you face a daunting editing task, possibly editing a few lines in hundreds or thousands of files? Do you want to update the value for a property in multiple files? Regular expressions (RegEx) can help. Regular expressions are powerful search patterns that exceed what is possible with a basic search. In this session, you will learn common patterns that dramatically decrease the time spent on tedious text maintenance tasks. If you wished for a smarter find and replace or do repetitive text editing for days or weeks, then this presentation is for you.

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Eric Cressey

Senior UX Content Writer, Symantec
I write API documentation for Website Security products at Symantec. When I'm not doing that, I'm writing content for our web products and working on features for our API portal. I love talking about the latest tools and techniques for API documentation and I enjoy dabbling in code... Read More →

Tuesday May 17, 2016 3:45pm - 4:30pm PDT
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