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All Posts Tagged With: "xregexp"

Unicode Plugin for XRegExp

Update: Many of the details described below are now out of date. Get the latest version of the Unicode plugin for XRegExp. I've released a simple plugin for XRegExp (my JavaScript regex library) that adds support for Unicode properties and blocks to JavaScript regular expressions. It uses the Unicode 5.1 character database, which is the […]

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Test Your XRegExps with JRX

Cüneyt Yılmaz's JRX is a cool JavaScript regex tester inspired by the RX tool of Komodo IDE. Cüneyt recently added my XRegExp library to his tester, so JRX is now a nice and easy way to test XRegExp's singleline and extended modes, as well as named capture and other XRegExp-provided syntax. Check it out! As […]

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XRegExp 0.5 Released!

Update: This version of XRegExp is outdated. See XRegExp.com for the latest, greatest version. If you haven't seen the prior versions, XRegExp is an MIT-licensed JavaScript library that provides an augmented, cross-browser implementation of regular expressions, including support for additional modifiers and syntax. Several convenience methods and a new, powerful recursive-construct parser that uses regex […]

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Safari Support with XRegExp 0.2.2

When I released XRegExp 0.2 several days ago, I hadn't yet tested in Safari or Swift. When I remembered to do this shortly afterwards, I found that both of those WebKit-based browsers didn't like it and often crashed when trying to use it! This was obviously a Very Bad Thing, but due to major time […]

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XRegExp 0.2: Now With Named Capture

Update: This version of XRegExp is outdated. See XRegExp.com for the latest, greatest version. JavaScript's regular expression flavor doesn't support named capture. Well, says who? XRegExp 0.2 brings named capture support, along with several other new features. But first of all, if you haven't seen the previous version, make sure to check out my post […]

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