Resources for regular expressions
Regular expressions are powerful. But they’re fucking hard to write, and even harder to read. So I thought I’d share my favourite resources. I hope you find them helpful! ❤️
These are NOT affiliate links. They’re just resources I use personally.
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Regular expression syntax cheatsheet
There’s a really handy syntax cheat sheet in the MDN Web Docs. It helps a lot when you’re writing your own regular expressions.
RegEx Pal is a fantastic tool that lets you test your regular expressions in real time. I use it in conjunction with the syntax cheat sheet.
i Hate Regex
My buddy Robert Young showed me this one.
i Hate Regex is a list of regular expressions for common patterns like dates, phone numbers, and email addresses.
If you found this list helpful (or complete 💩), please let me know! 🙏