Let’s face it: Regular Expressions are intimidating. As soon as we know we have to deal with them, we open StackOverflow. Someone has the answer. We might not know if it’s correct, but at least we can write some tests around it.
What if I tell you, that my dog, Hugo, with serious fear for everything unknown, moving or not moving, big or small, became less reactive – with the help of regular expressions? What if I tell you, that I believe that I got my dream job at thoughtbot – thanks to regular expressions? This talk will give you the answers and a guideline to understand regular expressions.