Mastering Regular Expressions by Jeffrey E. F. Friedl


  • Lots of good information, well organized, well presented.
  • This is one of the best books a person could imagine on a highly technical theme.
  • This book is the best regular expression book out there.
  • Thorough book, and a joy to read as well; a technical book you will actually want to read cover to cover!
  • A very good reference for Mastering Regular Expressions.
  • Very progressive approach of regexes, based on the explanation of examples, from quite simple ones to very complex ones.
  • I loved reading this book. I learned very useful skills for everyday work.


Regular Expression Pocket Reference: Regular Expressions for Perl, Ruby, PHP, Python, C, Java and .NET 2nd Edition by Tony Stubblebine


  • To improve your regex skills, this book is the best.
  • Good pocket reference.
  • This is an ideal pcoket reference for people who need to lookup the details of regular expression syntax.
  • This is a great buy for me.
  • It's a very well done book.
  • This book is the best reference for regular expressions.
  • With this book you don't need to be constant user of regular expressions to take advantage to their robust abilities.
  • "Regular Expression Pocket Reference" is one of the hottest and most controversial books of the year!


Mastering Python Regular Expressions by Félix López and Víctor Romero


  • I used this book to learn and master regular expressions in Python.
  • It is easy to follow and if you study each chapter carefully you will master regular expressions.
  • Love this book; it's the best I've seen on how to actually use regex in Python, finding it very clear and helpful.
  • Great Learning tool.
  • I've been struggling with regular expressions for a while but this book is a god send. Thank you Felix Lopez!!!!!
  • I cannot praise this book enough. The well written and clear examples are fantastic.
  • It's a really well written book, with tons of examples to allow you understand from the basics to the most advanced features.


Learn Regular Expressions the Hard Way by Zed Shaw


  • This book was the most concise and clear material I could find on regular expressions at the time of reading.
  • This book gave me the level of understanding I was looking for.
  • This book teaches you to THINK in regular expressions.
  • This is a book that you must set time aside to work through. The examples is clear.
  • I would recommend this book for people who want to know some of the finer points of regular expressions.
Database Books (Prev Lesson)
(Next Lesson) Linux Books
', { 'anonymize_ip': true });