3.1.1 Introduction to Selection

Course subject(s) Module 3. Selection

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The second part of the processing pipeline requires us to master skills for specifying string patterns we want to match by means of regular expressions and acquaint ourselves with some powerful commands that use them. More specifically, we will learn to combine individual operators into a regular expression, select lines matching a regular expression, select and process data separated into fields, automate textual file changes, and extract data from XML and JSON files.

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