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Minnetonka, MN, United States

Stephen Leppik

“If someone calls me out for using the light theme on my IDE, I will point out to them that I code in a room with white walls and like to keep the lights on. Using the dark theme in such an environment would clash horribly.”
—me, 9/14/18

I am an established question author on PPCG.

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 CS A, 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