This is not meant to be a full run through the syntax and features - the docs give you that - this is just meant to illustrate one of the key differences; how quantifiers are denoted ( and also as a reminder to me next time I'm shouting at Visual Studio for not finding the thing I know damn well is there ).
Normally to find all UUIDs I'd use a pattern like
but in Visual Studio quantifiers are expressed differently and you need something like
which is fine once you know about it.
As well as using different symbols for other quantifier constructs (
+) there doesn't seem to be support for an optional expression ( normally
?) or range quantifiers (
Oh and don't forget
:bto match whitespace!?!!!
Ho hum, there it is.