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Minnetonka, MN, United States

Stephen Leppik

“The challenge of rocket science is not getting into orbit; rather doing so while maintaining structural integrity. If your rocket explodes on the launch pad, some of the pieces might make it into orbit, but who cares about those tiny pieces?”
–me, 9/18/16

Common regular expression fallacies that aren't normally covered by regex tutorials:

  • Trying to fully parse serialized (non-regular) patterns
  • Using an unnecessarily complicated single expression when multiple is better

Student in AP CSP, although I've had a lot of experience before then—I picked up Scratch when I was 7.

Twin brother of RamenChef.

My email is No real reason for putting it here; I just like scambaiting.

What is a pirate's favorite Bash command?

$ grep "ar" usr/dict/words

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