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Items tagged parsing in 2009

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Every time you attempt to parse HTML with regular expressions, the unholy child weeps the blood of virgins, and Russian hackers pwn your webapp. Parsing HTML with regex summons tainted souls into the realm of the living. HTML and regex go together like love, marriage, and ritual infanticide.

Andrew Clover # 16th November 2009, 10:32 am

HTML 5 Parsing. Firefox nightlies include a new parser that implements the HTML5 parsing algorithm (disabled by default), which uses C++ code automatically generated from Henri Sivonen’s Java parser first used in the HTML5 validator. # 11th July 2009, 11:36 pm

South’s Design. Andrew Godwin explains why South resorts to parsing your file in order to construct information about for creating automatic migrations. # 13th May 2009, 12:30 pm