Working with Regular Expressions using KRegExpEditor

KDE User and Administrator Conference

Speakers: Jesper K. Pedersen

Language: English

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Regular Expressions are very powerful, even those never tries them knows that. Unfortunately until recently they also required quit a bit of karma to work with, you'd need to know about precedence, escape rules etc.

Now with KRegExpEditor you can develop and debug your regular expression graphically.

Jesper will in this presentation show a lot of regular expressions, and teach the audience how to use the tool accessable from KMail and Konqueror just to mention two.

About Jesper K. Pedersen

Josef Spillner

Jesper is the author of the KDE Image Database knows as KimDaBa (, the KDE Regular Expression Editor (, the book Sams Teach Yourself Emacs in 24 hours, and co author of the book Practical Qt (, and in ancient time he developed the configuration tool called The Dotfile Generator. (

In his sparetime, Jesper is singing in Hjørring Kammerkor (, enjoys life with his lovely girlfriend Anne Helene (, and tries taking more pictures than any of the KimDaBa users, which is quite a bit of a challenge.

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