The most common functions in the Python
re (regular expression) module include:
re.match(pattern, string)– Determines if the regular expression
patternmatches at the beginning of the string
re.search(pattern, string)– Searches the string
stringfor a match to the regular expression
re.findall(pattern, string)– Returns a list of all non-overlapping matches of
string, as a list of strings.
re.finditer(pattern, string)– Returns an iterator yielding match objects for all non-overlapping matches of
re.split(pattern, string)– Splits
stringby the occurrences of
re.sub(pattern, repl, string)– Replaces all occurrences of
stringwith the string
re.compile(pattern)– Compiles a regular expression pattern into a regular expression object, which can be used for matching using its methods.
Each of these functions can be used in a variety of ways to perform different tasks, such as matching and extraction, substitution, and splitting of strings based on regular expression patterns.
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