Regular expressions for beginners

  • Event: 2015 CAR Conference
  • Speaker: Abraham Hyatt of Circa
  • Date/Time: Friday, Mar. 6 at 9:00am
  • Location: M105
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Regular expressions are a powerful and compact way to slice, dice and clean up dirty data. They may look intimidating, but they're a must-know skill for anyone who works with data. We'll learn the fundamentals of regex and look at some real-world examples you can use when you get home.

This session is good for those with some experience working with data in spreadsheets and/or database managers.

Speaker Bios

  • Abraham is a contributing editor at the news app Circa. Previously he was the editor and co-founder of Oakland Police Beat, an ONA 2014 award finalist. @abrahamhyatt

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