node package manager

strscanner

Example

 
var strscan = require("strscan");
 
var scanner = strscan("hello world -> ", {
    skipWhitespace: true
});
 
 
while(!scanner.eof()) {
    
    scanner.nextChar();
 
    if(scanner.isAZ()) {
        var word = scanner.nextWord();
    } else 
    if(scanner.cchar() == "-") {
        var arrow = scanner.to(1);
    }
}
 

API

.eof()

returns true if the scanner is at the end

.nextChar()

scans to the next character

.cchar()

returns the current char

.isAZ()

returns true if the current char is A-Z

.is09()

returns true if the current char is 0-9

.isAlpha()

returns true if the current char is A-Z 0-9

.next(match)

returns true if the current char matches the given regular expression

.nextWord()

returns the next word

.to(count)

scans to the given position, and returns the buffer

.peek(count)

returns a buffer from the current position to the given count, then rewinds

.rewind(count)

rewinds N characters

.skip(count)

skips N characters