regex VS pcre2

Compare regex vs pcre2 and see what are their differences.


regex: A Regular Expression Toolkit for regex-base (by iconnect)


Complete Haskell binding to PCRE2 (by sjshuck)
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regex pcre2
0 1
29 11
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0.0 0.0
3 months ago 4 months ago
Haskell Haskell
BSD 3-clause "New" or "Revised" License Apache License 2.0
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Tracking mentions began in Dec 2020.


Posts with mentions or reviews of pcre2. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-06-02.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing regex and pcre2 you can also consider the following projects:

xmlgen - XML generator library for Haskell

regex-tdfa - A new all Haskell "tagged" DFA regex engine, inspired by libtre

html5-entity - A Haskell library for looking up and validating HTML5 entities


mustache-haskell - mustache implementation in Haskell

effect-zoo - Comparing Haskell effect systems for ergonomics and speed



fuzzy - Fuzzy string search in Haskell

patat - Terminal-based presentations using Pandoc


hxt-charproperties - Haskell XML Toolbox