We’ve just learned that regular expressions have regular characters (digits and letters) and special characters. Special characters implement the syntax of regular expressions logic.
By now we also know that we can escape special characters with a backslash symbol
\ (and backslash symbol is a special character itself).
Let’s compile a list of all regex special characters so we can escape them when needed. In the following lessons we’ll also learn and practice every single one of them.
The caret symbol
^ has 2 purposes. If used alone, it...
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About SQL Habit
Hi, it’s Anatoli, the author of SQL Habit.
SQL Habit is a course (or, as some of the students say, “business simulator”). It’s based on a story of a fictional startup called Bindle. You’ll play a role of their Data Analyst and solve real-life challenges from Business, Marketing, and Product Management.
SQL Habit course is made of bite-sized lessons (you’re looking at one atm) and exercises. They always have a real-life setting and detailed explanations. You can immediately apply everything you’ve learned at work.