easypattern

EasyPattern is a readable alternative to regular expressions

EasyPattern

EasyPattern is a readable alternative to regular expressions

It is great to match urls with ease, and keep is super readable!

to install, type

npm install easypattern


Basic testings

var easyPattern = require("easyPattern");

var pattern = easyPattern("{file}.js"); 
pattern.test("archive.zip"); // false
pattern.test("index.js"); // true

Basic matching

var pattern = easyPattern("{folder}/{filename}.js"); 
var result = pattern.match("foo/bar.js");

//result = {folder: "foo", filename: "bar"}

Wildcard matching

var pattern = easyPattern("*.{extension}"); 
var result = pattern.match("/root/folder/file.exe");

//result = {extension:"exe"}

Advance matching

var pattern = easyPattern("{*}/{filename}?{*}"); 
var result = pattern.match("www.site.com/home/hello.js?p=1");

//result = {1:"www.site.com/home", 2:"p=1", filename:"hello.js"}