Chris Roberts is a web developer for heels.com in addition to being a freelance developer. When he's not writing code he can be found trying to become a better designer, especially in typography-related topics, or playing the guitar.

Chris's articles

  1. PHPMaster: Practicing Regular Expressions with Search and Replace

    If you’re just starting out with regular expressions (regex), the syntax can seem a bit puzzling at first (I would recommend Jason Pasnikowski’s article as a good starting point). One of the things that make it difficult to grasp regex in the beginning is the small number of times you have a chance to use them in your code, which in turn limits the amount of practice you have using them. Professionals in any capacity, be it sports, entertainment, or development always practice – some practice more than others.

  2. Practicing Regular Expressions with Search and Replace

    One of the things that make it difficult to grasp regex in the beginning is the small number of times you have a chance to use them in your code, which in turn limits the amount of practice you have using them. Professionals in any capacity, be it sports, entertainment, or development always practice. This article will walk you through a series of exercises designed to help you practice using regex.