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More Basic Regular Expressions: Matching an Email Address

As our knowledge and experience with regular expressions grows, we can begin to match more and more generalized items, such as an email address. By coming up with the regex to match an email address, we need to use concepts such as grouping, ranges, repetition, literal characters, and more. This learning activity also expects you to have some knowledge of `grep` and `sort`.

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Clock icon 30m
Clock icon Nov 14, 2018

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  1. Challenge

    Create an `emails.txt` file.

    Create an emails.txt file containing an ordered list of all customer emails.

  2. Challenge

    Match all emails in `customer-data.txt`.

    Use grep and a regular expression to match all the emails in the customer-data.txt file.

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