learn_gnugrep_ripgrep

by learnbyexample

learnbyexample / learn_gnugrep_ripgrep

Example based guide to mastering GNU grep and ripgrep

186 Stars 17 Forks Last release: Not found MIT License 34 Commits 0 Releases

Available items

No Items, yet!

The developer of this repository has not created any items for sale yet. Need a bug fixed? Help with integration? A different license? Create a request here:

GNU GREP and RIPGREP

Example based guide to mastering GNU grep and ripgrep.

The book also includes exercises to test your understanding, which is presented together as a single file in this repo - Exercises.md

For solutions to the exercises, see Exercise_solutions.md.

See Version_changes.md to keep track of changes made to the book.


E-book

You can purchase the book using these links:

  • https://gumroad.com/l/gnugrep_ripgrep
  • https://leanpub.com/gnugrep_ripgrep
  • You can also get the book as part of Magical one-liners bundle from https://gumroad.com/l/oneliners or https://leanpub.com/b/oneliners
  • You can also get the book as part of Awesome Regex bundle from https://leanpub.com/b/regex or https://gumroad.com/l/regex
  • See https://learnbyexample.github.io/books/ for list of other books

For a preview of the book, see sample chapters

The book can also be viewed as a single markdown file in this repo. See my blogpost on generating pdf from markdown using pandoc if you are interested in the ebook creation process.

For online

html
version of the book, visit https://learnbyexample.github.io/learngnugrepripgrep/


Feedback

Please open an issue if you spot any typo/errors.

I'd also highly appreciate your feedback about the book.

Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/47406700-gnu-grep-and-ripgrep

Twitter: https://twitter.com/learn_byexample


Table of Contents

1) Preface 2) Introduction 3) Frequently used options 4) BRE/ERE Regular Expressions 5) Context matching 6) Recursive search 7) Miscellaneous options 8) Perl Compatible Regular Expressions 9) Gotchas and Tricks 10) ripgrep 11) Further Reading


Acknowledgements

Special thanks to all my friends and online acquaintances for their help, support and encouragement, especially during difficult times.


License

The book is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License

The code snippets are licensed under MIT, see LICENSE file

We use cookies. If you continue to browse the site, you agree to the use of cookies. For more information on our use of cookies please see our Privacy Policy.