Rust regular-expressions

Open-source Rust projects categorized as regular-expressions

Top 5 Rust regular-expression Projects

  • grex

    A command-line tool and Rust library with Python bindings for generating regular expressions from user-provided test cases

    Project mention: grex 1.0.0 - Generate regular expressions from user-provided test cases | /r/Python | 2023-08-31
  • regex

    An implementation of regular expressions for Rust. This implementation uses finite automata and guarantees linear time matching on all inputs.

    Project mention: Text Showdown: Gap Buffers vs. Ropes | | 2023-10-09

    It’s not quite that simple, but folks are working on it.

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  • pomsky

    A new, portable, regular expression language

    Project mention: How to call from Rust into JS, Java, C#, Ruby and Python? | /r/rust | 2023-01-10

    I started with JS, and my first step was to write a simple script that checks if a regex is valid. I can call this script from Rust, but there's a problem: Starting a nodejs process takes about 100ms, which is not acceptable, especially for fuzzing.

  • fancy-regex

    Rust library for regular expressions using "fancy" features like look-around and backreferences

  • human_regex

    A regex library for humans, written in Rust 🦀

    Project mention: Human Regex hits 0.3! | /r/rust | 2023-02-12

    You can check out the example usage and features in the repository readme, as well as the cookbook.

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NOTE: The open source projects on this list are ordered by number of github stars. The number of mentions indicates repo mentiontions in the last 12 Months or since we started tracking (Dec 2020). The latest post mention was on 2023-10-09.

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What are some of the best open-source regular-expression projects in Rust? This list will help you:

Project Stars
1 grex 6,323
2 regex 3,155
3 pomsky 1,246
4 fancy-regex 361
5 human_regex 46
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