For the last few months I have been using RegexBuddy, software designed to help with Regular Expressions.
After using it to create and test more than one extremely complex regular expression, I thought it was time I gave RegexBuddy some ‘big ups’.
So what is so good about RegexBuddy,
Firstly, it allows you to create regular expressions using layman’s terms, “Non printable character”, “Match between zero and unlimited times”, “Create back-reference”, etc, no longer is there a need to remember the regular expression syntax.
Secondly, I can test my regular expression with extreme ease, I can show the full matched text and any matched groupings.
Here’s an example expression I recently used in my WordPress plugin Slimbox2 Slideshow;