Perl is a high-level, general-purpose, interpreted, dynamic programming language with over 22 years of development.
- - Perl is the most popular Windows, Mac & Linux alternative to TXR.
- - Perl is the most popular Open Source & free alternative to TXR.
If you are like many computer users, you would frequently like to make changes in various text files wherever certain patterns appear, or extract data from parts of certain lines while discarding the rest.
Xidel is an open-source command line tool to download x/html pages and then extract data from them using css 3 selectors, xpath 2 or pattern-matching templates.
sed (stream editor) is a Unix utility that parses text and implements a programming language which can apply transformations to such text. It reads input line by line (sequentially), applying the operation which has been specified via the command line (or a sed script), and then...
GNU sed Features
Gema is a general purpose text processing utility based on the concept of pattern matching. In general, it reads an input file and copies it to an output file, while performing certain transformations to the data as specified by a set of patterns defined by the user.
SNR is a free Windows command-line utility that performs multiple string-replacement operations on a data file in a single pass.
Programming language for symbolic computation with extraordinary combination of pattern matching features: tree patterns, associative patterns and expressions embedded in patterns.
gsar is a utility for searching for and --- optionally --- replacing strings in both text and binary files. The search and replace strings can contain all kinds of characters (0--255), i.e. Ctrl characters and extended ASCII as well.