Reggy free download for Mac

Reggy1.3

08 November 2007

Visualize which regular expression will match a given test string (Cocoa).

Overview

Reggy is a small OS X cocoa/objective-c application to very quickly visualize what a given regular expression will match given a test string. It will also tell you if you have errors in your regular expression.

What's new in Reggy

Version 1.3:
  • Added preference to apply sub-match/capture group coloring: each match or capture group gets a slightly different shade of color --- especially nice for nesting matches
  • Added preference to automatically use the clipboard contents on startup for the regular expression and/or the testing string
  • Added menu items to paste the clipboard directly into either the regular expression (Command+Shift+V) or the testing string (Command+Option+V)
  • Added a new and improved Reggy icon (Leopard Compatible/Resolution Independent)
  • Added help link for regular expression syntax preference (goes to wikipedia)
  • Updated regular expression engine
  • Simplified preferences window

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How would you rate Reggy app?

10 Reviews of Reggy

5
Paulnojustpaul
23 March 2007
Version: 1.1

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Outstanding app! Just getting into regexes and they were doing my head in. Reggy is brilliant in that it dynamically shows you how your regex will work (or not work :-) with your sample string. If you're struggling with regular expressions not quite working the way you expect, this is an excellent way to de-mystify the magic. Thanks Sam!
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5
LS24
16 June 2017
Version: 1.3
Long time without updates and still works like a charm ... very solid work.
(0)
Wmwm
25 April 2009
Version: 1.3
great app, btw app is crashing when I try this match: regexp: ([^\s\W]?|[^\s\W][\._-]?)*@{1}([a-z0-9_-]+)?[a-z0-9_-]?(\.?[a-z0-9_-]?{2,})+ string to match: myname-my.org.co#@mail.co.uk it doesn't crash when string is: myname-my.org.co@mail.co.uk as soon as I add a special character like '#' or any one app crash
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5
Foobaz
20 August 2008
Version: 1.3
When I have to write a regular expression, this is what I use.
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5
Ende42
08 November 2007
Version: 1.3
Even better than before. Nice to see the developer responds to feedback and added colors for the matching groups (although a more visible difference would be nice *hint, hint*).
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4
macupdate-290
22 May 2007
Version: 1.1
Really nice interface that makes it a breeze to test your regex before using them. I wish this app existed when I first learned regex! It would be perfect if you could somehow save them though, like a little itunes style column on the left with your "regex library" but it does its job perfectly as it is... Just nitpicking here...
(0)
5
Paulnojustpaul
23 March 2007
Version: 1.1
Outstanding app! Just getting into regexes and they were doing my head in. Reggy is brilliant in that it dynamically shows you how your regex will work (or not work :-) with your sample string. If you're struggling with regular expressions not quite working the way you expect, this is an excellent way to de-mystify the magic. Thanks Sam!
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5
Zettt
12 March 2007
Version: 1.1
This is a very great software! Since i haven't known of Regular Expressions before 3 weeks or so. I found this Program, and i like it. Everytime when i think of ... "hmm, maybe a RegEx could do the job?! Where's my Reggy?"
(0)
5
Gaoshan
12 March 2007
Version: 1.1
3 Words: Aw, esom, e.
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4
hced
23 February 2007
Version: 1.0
Very nifty way to learn & practice regexes with!! 1-trick pony app with a simple interface, no bloat, no extras; just the way I want it. Could be nice, like previous speaker mentioned, with some sort of color distinctions for different matches... maybe.
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3
Ende42
16 February 2007
Version: 1.0
Nice, small, unobstrusive. Does what it says. Good start! Showing matching groups with different colors would be superbe! And using the search buffer (apple-e) and the clipboard to autofill the regex and the searchtext would be even better!
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4.5

App requirements: 
  • Intel 32
  • PPC 32
  • Mac OS X 10.4.11 or later

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