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Archive for the ‘RegEx’ Category

RegExr: Online Regular Expression Testing Tool

Posted by jpluimers on 2018/11/19

[WayBack] Kevlin Henney – Google+ reminded me of RegExr. Then I found out I collected the below links in 2010, but never published them. Hopefully a few still exist. Let’s see… yup: all do, but archived just in case.

Some other links (that show how much the landscape changed in 8.5 years time):

–jeroen

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aha (Ansi HTML Adapter) with clickable URIs

Posted by jpluimers on 2018/10/02

aha is great to generate HTML from ANSI text (i.e. the coloured output on a Linux console).

But it doesn’t generate clickable URIs (it can’t yet by itself as it only looks one character in the future).

The thread at https://github.com/theZiz/aha/issues/20 suggested a case-insensitive regex through sed but the exact suggestion failed for a few reasons I will explain below.

First the bash alias (requires both aha and perl):

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Regular Expression Crossword Puzzle – Gregable

Posted by jpluimers on 2018/09/26

A crossword puzzle designed for geeks, every single clue is a regular expression.

Source: [WayBackRegular Expression Crossword Puzzle – Gregable

No matter your take on RegEx, I think you will be amazed just looking at it.

Related:

Via:

–jeroen

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Regex – Does not contain certain Characters – Stack Overflow

Posted by jpluimers on 2018/06/01

I had to find strings containing ” of object”, but not starting with a “)”, so the regex became this:

[^)] of object

Source: [WayBackRegex – Does not contain certain Characters – Stack Overflow

–jeroen

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Debuggex: Online visual regex tester. JavaScript, Python, and PCRE.

Posted by jpluimers on 2018/01/18

On my list of things to try out when I need to use regular expressions again:

Test your regex by visualizing it with a live editor. JavaScript, Python, and PCRE.

Source: Debuggex: Online visual regex tester. JavaScript, Python, and PCRE.

Via: [WayBackSergiu Toarca answering [WayBackRegex lookahead with multiple negative conditions – Stack Overflow

Note: in January 2018, Debuggex was down for a few days (Thanks Uwe for bringing that up and giving the below alternative [WayBack]).

If you are on Windows and are OK with a small cost, try this instead: [WayBack] RegexBuddy: Learn, Create, Understand, Test, Use and Save Regular Expression

–jeroen

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