Category: regex

Sourcehunt 2016.8 – Contribute to Regression, Regex, ORMs, and More

Sourcehunt August 2016 Vacations are over, and it’s time to hunt some open source contributions again! austintoddj/Canvas [561 ★] Canvas is a new mini-CMS aimed at developers who need personal blogs. It aims to be both pretty, and pretty usable. I’ve tried it out in my hunt for a personal blogging engine,...

An Alternative to Regular Expressions: agp-exp

Hardly any programmer escapes the need to use regular expressions in one form or another from time to time. For many, the pattern syntax can seem cryptic and forbidding. This tutorial will introduce a new pattern-matching engine, apg-exp—a feature-rich alternative to RegExp with an ABNF pattern syntax that is a l...

Demystifying RegEx with Practical Examples

A regular expression is a sequence of characters used for parsing and manipulating strings. They are often used to perform searches, replace substrings and validate string data. This article provides tips, tricks, resources and steps for going through intricate regular expressions. There are many books, articles, webs...