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A Regular Expression Matcher: Code by Rob Pike, Exegesis by Brian Kernighan (via) Delightfully clear and succinct 30-line C implementation of a regular expression matcher that supports $, ^, . and * operations. # 5th December 2017, 6:36 pm

C is a bit like Latin these days. We no longer write everything in it, but knowing it affords deeper knowledge of more-recent languages.

Norman Wilson # 8th October 2017, 4:03 pm