“Special Characters”: Summary per Technology/Language

“Special Characters” are characters, which have a special meaning in some language or technology. Here’s the perpetually updated summary of some of them.

Characters

Technology / Category Characters
& * ^ : , @ {} $ = ! . ` <> _ # () % + ? \ ; / [] ~ |
Bash
JavaScript
RegEx
SQL (common)
URL
XML

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“Special Characters”: Summary per Technology/Language