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Monday, 27 August 2012

Second Edition of Regular Expressions Cookbook Has Been Published

Filed under: Regex Cookbook — Jan Goyvaerts @ 20:36

The first edition of Regular Expressions Cookbook was published in May of 2009. It quickly became a bestseller, briefly holding the #1 spot in computer books on It also had staying power. The ebook version was O’Reilly’s top seller during the whole year of 2010.

So it’s no surprise that our editor at O’Reilly soon contacted us for a second edition. With Steven and I always being very busy, those plans were delayed until finally both of us found the time to update the book. Work started in January. Today you can buy your own copy of the second edition of Regular Expressions Cookbook.

O’Reilly’s online shop sells the eBook in DRM-free ePub, Mobi, and PDF formats for $39.99 and the print version for $49.99. These are the list prices for the eBook and the print book.

If you’re looking for a discount and free shipping of the print book, you can pre-order on one of the various Amazon sites. Deliveries should start soon. The discount rates differ and are subject to change. Amazon will also pay me an affiliate commission if you use one of these links, which pretty much doubles the income I get from the book.

  • Free shipping to the USA.
  • Free shipping to the UK and Ireland.
  • Free shipping to France, Monaco, Luxembourg, and Belgium.
  • Free shipping to Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Luxembourg, Liechtenstein, Belgium, and The Netherlands.

If you don’t want to wait for the print book to arrive, the Kindle edition is already available for instant delivery. The Kindle edition works on Amazon’s Kindle hardware, and on PCs via Amazon’s Kindle software (free download).

I’ll blog more about the book in the coming days and weeks with details about what’s new in the second edition.

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