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💼 This rule is enabled in the ✅ plugin:regexp/recommended config.

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prefer predefined assertion over equivalent lookarounds

📖 Rule Details

All predefined assertions (\b, \B, ^, and $) can be expressed as lookaheads and lookbehinds. E.g. /a$/ is the same as /a(?![^])/.

In most cases, it's better to use the predefined assertions because they are better known.

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🚀 Version

This rule was introduced in eslint-plugin-regexp v0.10.0

🔍 Implementation