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Phoenix CFUG, Nov 1 - Regular Expressions *Updated Dates

posted under category: ColdFusion on October 17, 2006 at 1:00 am by Nathan

This month (late by a week, so next month) for the AZCFUG, I will be doing an intro to regular expressions, taking you from the very easy stuff to the hard stuff, and explaining everything along the way. If you come, expect to learn! Then, expect to hang out, as we hit up Aunt Chilada's for some drinks. Our group manager, Alan Rother, is making sure we have handouts for everyone. You will take something away from this presentation, be it my charming wit, a regular expression cheat sheet, or maybe, just maybe, something bigger (more in a bit).

Some of the questions we'll be answering are:

What are regular expressions?
Where would I use them?
How do I validate a form with them?
How can they speed up my development?
Why would I, and how do I backreference?
What is lookaround?
On a scale of 1-10, how much better do regular expressioins make the world?

Last, (this is the part you're waiting for) Alan mentioned that because this is probably the last AZCFUG of the year, we're giving a copy of ColdFusion MX 7 Standard Edition. That's free, folks, a $1,300 value. You just have to be present and be luckier than the rest of the crowd to win.

Mark it on your calendars, Wednesday, November 1st, 2006 - Nathan Strutz on Regular Expressions at the UAT in Tempe, AZ.

* I asked Alan about moving it to Nov. 1, and that should work. He just needs to check with the UAT, but that should be easy.