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Make Perl regex script faster using grep

Perl’s implementation of regular expressions performs much worse than grep’s implementation of regular expressions (i.e., Thompson NFA). Time to match a?nan against an I needed to write a Perl script to process numerous large log files, and Perl’s regex matching … Continue reading

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Email Obfuscation, the Accessible Way

Below I explain an email obfuscation solution I devised that: is accessible for people using screen readers; degrades gracefully for browsers without JavaScript; and works just like a normal, clickable email address for browsers with JavaScript enabled. Here is what … Continue reading

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