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Online Regular Expression Tester / Debugger

DevOps, JavaScript, PHP, Web Development | Posted by Keefr July 10th, 2017

Markup / HTMLA guy on my team today shared this, and I had to immediately share as well. Regular Expression (RegEx) is super powerful, but can be very confusing, and a single character off can have big consequences, not work properly or cause a regular expression to fail completely.

Enter the site linked below, regular expressions 101. It allows you to test and debug regular expressions, and even its variations between PHP, JavaScript, Python and Go.

It’s cool in that as you put in RegEx, it code hints everything so you can fully understand everything in the string — which is nice when you find a possible solution on Stack Overflow or some other random development blog. It helps you parse out what the RegEx is actually doing.

The explanations are well done and it’s a tool I’m definitely bookmarking for the next time I’m in the regular expression world.

regular expressions 101

Command Line Challenge

DevOps | Posted by Keefr February 7th, 2017

SEOI’m in the terminal every day at work, especially when working on our pair of web servers at work, or my personal one. Over the years, I feel like I’ve gotten really adept at doing things efficiently and quicker than through a GUI for a ton of tasks, but this challenge is a good eye opener about how much more I could be doing and learning to do via the command line.

CMD Challenge

WordPress Via the Command Line

DevOps, Web Development, WordPress | Posted by Keefr October 15th, 2014

wordpressI came across this today as I was exploring new web hosting for work and personal sites. It seems there’s a project that allows you to create, maintain and update WordPress sites via the command line (after a little bit of setup, of course).

I can see this as being nice for automating and managing a lot of sites, but overall, WordPress is already pretty sleek and usable via a bigger GUI.

That being said, I’ll likely play around with this at some point out of curiosity as much as anything else.