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Episode 65 – Regular expression mastery with Reuven Lerner - The Mentoring Developers Podcast with Arsalan Ahmed: Interviews with mentors and apprentices | Career and Technical Advice | Diversity in Software | Struggles, Anxieties, and Career Choices
Regular expressions – those mysterious creatures we love to hate – now cower in a corner as you stand victorious! Here is your tale of regular expression mastery. Listen in!
Reuven teaches Python and data science to companies around the world. He has written two eBooks, “Practice Makes Python” and “Practice Makes Regexp,” which contain 50 exercises to improve your fluency with Python and regular expressions, respectively. He also publishes “Weekly Python Exercise,” a subscription service that sends you a new Python exercise every week.
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Reuven also publishes three free weekly newsletters:
* Better developers (http://lerner.co.il/newsletter), with new programming tips every Monday
* Trainer Weekly (http://trainerweekly.com/), with new tips for professional trainers every Monday
* Mandarin Weekly (http://mandarinweekly.com/), for students of Mandarin Chinese — not related to computers, but a lot of fun!
Reuven lives in Modi’in, Israel (halfway between Tel Aviv and Jerusalem) with his wife and three children.
You can contact and read more about Reuven at:
* Main site: http://lerner.co.il/
* Blog: http://blog.lerner.co.il/
* E-mail: email@example.com
* Twitter: @reuvenmlerner
Episode Highlights and Show Notes:
Arsalan: Hi, everyone. Today, my guest is Reuven Lerner. Reuven, how are you?
Reuven: I am doing great, Arsalan. It’s great to be back on the show.
Arsalan: It’s great to have you back. You were on the show in episode 13 and 36. So, if anyone wants to know who Reuven is and you want to learn more about what you have done and all the wonderful things because we went into so much detail, then listen to episodes 13, 14, and 36. Yet, I still want to know a little more. Tell us a little about your background, who you are, and what you’ve been doing.
Reuven: So, my background is a developer. I graduated with a degree in computer science and I started off programming for big companies. For more than 20 years, I’ve been a self-employed freelance developer with my own small company. It’s had i
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Date published: 2015-11-11