Granny's Programming Pearls
"inside of every large program is a small program struggling to get out"
JavaRanch.com/granny.jsp
Win a copy of Learning OpenStack Networking: Build a solid foundation in virtual networking technologies for OpenStack-based clouds this week in the Cloud/Virtualization forum!
  • Post Reply Bookmark Topic Watch Topic
  • New Topic
programming forums Java Mobile Certification Databases Caching Books Engineering Micro Controllers OS Languages Paradigms IDEs Build Tools Frameworks Application Servers Open Source This Site Careers Other all forums
this forum made possible by our volunteer staff, including ...
Marshals:
  • Liutauras Vilda
  • Campbell Ritchie
  • Tim Cooke
  • Bear Bibeault
  • Devaka Cooray
Sheriffs:
  • Jeanne Boyarsky
  • Knute Snortum
  • Junilu Lacar
Saloon Keepers:
  • Tim Moores
  • Ganesh Patekar
  • Stephan van Hulst
  • Pete Letkeman
  • Carey Brown
Bartenders:
  • Tim Holloway
  • Ron McLeod
  • Vijitha Kumara

Greedy quantifiers(*)  RSS feed

 
Greenhorn
Posts: 17
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
Hi Ranchers!


java Regex2 "\d*" ab34ef

Output:01234456

I am unable to interpret the last part of the output esp at"456".
So,please help me in understanding it.

Source:SCJP 6 study java guide, Kathy sierra and Bert bates, Self Test,Page 515.

Thanks in advance!
 
Ranch Hand
Posts: 952
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator


Run this and try to understand it is very simple.
 
Sheriff
Posts: 9613
37
Android Google Web Toolkit Hibernate IntelliJ IDE Java Spring
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
This question is answered comprehensively in FAQ. The link is in my signature...
 
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
  • Post Reply Bookmark Topic Watch Topic
  • New Topic
Boost this thread!