Regular Expressions

Course Description
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This course is an introduction to managing and editing data by learning the syntax and construction of a regular expression, which is a sequence of characters that define a search (and sometimes replace) pattern. The basic characters used to construct a pattern will be discussed and then the patterns will be used in hands-on examples. Regular expressions are used in integrated library system search/replace reports, some text editors (like Notepad++), and MarcEdit.

Learning Objectives: 

Upon completion of this course, attendees will be able to:

  • Define “regular expression”
  • Detail appropriate uses
  • Describe the format and syntax
  • Design simple and complex
Target Audience: 
Class is suited to everyone.
Prerequisites: 

This is an introduction, so no prior knowledge is assumed. Using a browser to access a Web site will be required.

Homework Expectations and Completion Requirements: 
  • Assignments will be completed in-class. If any assignments do not get completed or if the individual would like extra practice, then outside work might be required.
  • It is designed for individual participation; each individual must register.
Session Duration: 
This course consists of two 2-hour sessions.
Instructor: 
Continuing Education Credit
Contact Hours: 
4
Fees
Amigos Member Early Bird Fee: 
$140.00
Amigos Member Fee: 
$165.00
Non-member Early Bird Fee: 
$175.00
Non-member Fee: 
$200.00
Scheduled Dates

January 23 & 25, 2018, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm CST (Register Now) -- Early Bird Deadline: January 2