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What does RE stand for?

RE stands for Regular Expression (formal language theory)

This definition appears very rarely and is found in the following Acronym Finder categories:

  • Information technology (IT) and computers
  • Science, medicine, engineering, etc.

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Using illustrated examples at every turn, he discusses what a regular expression is; simple pattern matching, boundaries; alternation, groups, and backreferences; character classes; matching unicode and other characters; quantifiers; lookaround; marking up a document with HTML; and the end of the beginning.
It includes content filtering dictionaries specific to each regulation and enhanced regular expression scanning for predefined patterns including credit card numbers, phone numbers and Social Security numbers.
1 will be soon followed by a new release of the Unicode Collation Algorithm, for language-sensitive sorting, searching, and matching; by Unicode Regular Expressions, setting the standard for handling Unicode character in regular expressions; and by a new draft of Unicode Security Considerations, for dealing with security issues posed by the large number of visually-similar characters in Unicode.
This book contains more than 250 recipes on the following topics: Working with basic data types, including strings, numbers, dates and times, and arrays--PHP building blocks, such as variables, functions, classes, and objects--Web programming, including forms, database access, and XML--Useful features such as regular expressions, encryption and security, graphics, internationalization and localization, and interact services--Working with files and directories.