Here is a non comprehensive list of tools I made and how to download them: NOTE: you can get the source code and contribute to most of these over here Regular Expressions: Regulator:Download, more info (source)Regulazy:Download, more info (source)(if you liked regulator you’ll love this)Regex Visualizers: VS 2008 (more info) (source) Testing: Other: Tools - Roy Osherove - Team Leadership, Agile Development & .NET - Speaking, Consulting, Training and Tools
Advanced Regular Expression Tips and Techniques Twice a month, we revisit some of our readers’ favorite posts from throughout the history of Nettuts+. Regular Expressions are the Swiss Army knife for searching through information for certain patterns. They have a wide arsenal of tools, some of which often go undiscovered or underutilized.
Enter a regular expression in the top text area; double-click in the bottom area to enter the target input to match. As soon as you tab, [esc], or click out of the bottom area, matching will begin. You can choose between Perl/PHP-like or Java regular expression syntax, and whether the target text is highlighted to show matches, edits, replacements, or splits. Regex Powertoy (interactive regular expressions)
Reggy - Home Reggy Welcome to the home of Reggy, the open-source OS X regular expression tester/viewer. Download v1.3 now Release Notes Screenshots
a Ruby regular expression editor and tester Rubular a Ruby regular expression editor Rubular is a Ruby-based regular expression editor. It's a handy way to test regular expressions as you write them. To start, enter a regular expression and a test string. Or you can try an example.
regexxer is a nifty GUI search/replace tool featuring Perl-style regular expressions. If you need project-wide substitution and you’re tired of hacking sed command lines together, then you should definitely give it a try. The screen shot should give you an idea what this is about. If your very first thought was “Hey, I must have this!”, then go for it and download the latest tarball. regexxer Search Tool
TextCrawler is a fantastic tool for anyone who works with text files. This cool utility enables you to instantly find and replace words and phrases across multiple files and folders. It utilises a powerful Regular Expression engine to enable you to create sophisticated searches, preview replace, perform batch operations, extract text from files and more. It is fast and easy to use, and as powerful as you need it to be. TextCrawler - Search and Replace across files - Freeware
RegExr: Online Regular Expression Testing Tool
Joshua Coppersmith "RegexBuddy is to regex what the pocket calculator was to arithmetic. And the painstaking improvements in ‘flavors’ is admirable." 18 September 2013, Kansas, USA—later: RegexBuddy: Learn, Create, Understand, Test, Use and Save Regular Expression
reggy - Google Code
Abstract The Regex Coach is a graphical application for Windows which can be used to experiment with (Perl-compatible) regular expressions interactively. It has the following features: It shows whether a regular expression matches a particular target string. It can also show which parts of the target string correspond to captured register groups or to arbitrary parts of the regular expression. The Regex Coach - interactive regular expressions
Perl 5.10 Advanced Regular Expressions
Regular Expressions Cheat Sheet