Wiki Techstorm/Programme/Regex

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Description[edit]

Date: 23 November 2019

Time: 10:30 - 11:30

Room: Javazaal 1

Stream: https://youtube.com/watch?v=N3Jy1_9FhLk

Session outcomes[edit]

Regular expressions (or regex) can be used in a lot of tools:

  • OpenRefine
  • VisualFileChange.js on Wikimedia Commons
  • Text-replace in text editing software like MediaWiki/Google Docs/etc.
  • when processing data in scripts

Participants will learn the following:

  1. how to create regexes;
  2. how to use regexes.

Session leader(s)[edit]

Name: 1Veertje

Requirements[edit]

The session will work best with these conditions:

  • Participant has an interest in structuring data
  • Participant has SublimeText installed

Notes[edit]