Regular expressions are so powerful. Their syntax can also be quire esoteric. While I consider myself fairly proficient with simple to medium complex expressions, I don’t create them often enough to keep my skills sharp. As such, when I need to figure out what a regex does or need to create one from scratch, there is usually a bit of trial and error as that hard found knowledge works it way through the cobwebs of my mind.

A co-worker pointed me to This site allows you to paste in a regular expression and will show you how it breaks down. Highly recommended.

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