The Curious Case of RegEx

Divya Mohan (~divya78)




The RegEx module in Python is a powerful tool for pattern matching & replacement. This session features a deep dive into the complexities of Regular Expression and problems associated with misuse & overuse of the module. Cases such as backtracking, backreferencing and the potential for ReDOS will be explored.



Speaker Info:

A Python & Javascript enthusiast, I've been leveraging the former for automation in my role as a Senior Systems Admin. I am an avid FOSS contributor & have been actively involved in communities such as Kubernetes, Litmus Chaos, & AWS Amplify.

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Section: Web development
Type: Talks
Target Audience: Intermediate
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