Regular Expressions 101

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  • A single character of: a, b or c
    [abc]
  • A character except: a, b or c
    [^abc]
  • A character in the range: a-z
    [a-z]
  • A character not in the range: a-z
    [^a-z]
  • A character in the range: a-z or A-Z
    [a-zA-Z]
  • Any single character
    .
  • Alternate - match either a or b
    a|b
  • Any whitespace character
    \s
  • Any non-whitespace character
    \S
  • Any digit
    \d
  • Any non-digit
    \D
  • Any word character
    \w
  • Any non-word character
    \W
  • Match everything enclosed
    (?:...)
  • Capture everything enclosed
    (...)
  • Zero or one of a
    a?
  • Zero or more of a
    a*
  • One or more of a
    a+
  • Exactly 3 of a
    a{3}
  • 3 or more of a
    a{3,}
  • Between 3 and 6 of a
    a{3,6}
  • Start of string
    ^
  • End of string
    $
  • A word boundary
    \b
  • Non-word boundary
    \B

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Test String

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Generated Code

// include the latest version of the regex crate in your Cargo.toml extern crate regex; use regex::Regex; fn main() { let regex = Regex::new(r#"(?m)<iframe[\s\w="\/]*src="(?<src>(?:https*:\/\/)?www\.youtube(?:-nocookie)?\.com\/embed\/(?<vid>[-a-zA-Z0-9@:;%_+.~#&=]+)\??(?<params>[-a-zA-Z0-9@:;%_+.~#?&\/=]*))"[^>]*>(?:<\/iframe>)?$"#).unwrap(); let string = "<iframe src=\"https://www.youtube.com/embed/lfLRV19y6hg?disablekb=1&rel=0&showinfo=0\" width=\"780\" height=\"439\" frameborder=\"0\" allowfullscreen=\"allowfullscreen\"></iframe> <iframe src=\"https://www.youtube.com/embed/3xzCyOdf4Qc?disablekb=1&amp;rel=0&amp;showinfo=0\" width=\"780\" height=\"439\" frameborder=\"0\" allowfullscreen=\"allowfullscreen\"></iframe> <iframe src=\"https://www.youtube.com/embed/JtpT4LLxFv4?disablekb=1&amp;rel=0&amp;showinfo=0\" width=\"780\" height=\"440\" frameborder=\"0\" allowfullscreen=\"allowfullscreen\"></iframe> <iframe src=\"https://www.youtube.com/embed/R6UAHzmxJ_g?disablekb=1&amp;rel=0&amp;showinfo=0\" width=\"780\" height=\"439\" frameborder=\"0\" allowfullscreen=\"allowfullscreen\"></iframe> <iframe src=\"https://www.youtube.com/embed/DIFGObcX9A4?disablekb=1&amp;rel=0&amp;showinfo=0\" width=\"780\" height=\"439\" frameborder=\"0\" allowfullscreen=\"allowfullscreen\"></iframe> <iframe src=\"https://www.youtube.com/embed/HtDEqzAk_48?disablekb=1&amp;rel=0&amp;showinfo=0\" width=\"780\" height=\"439\" frameborder=\"0\" allowfullscreen=\"allowfullscreen\"></iframe> <iframe src=\"https://www.youtube.com/embed/n5GpN1Xa4q0?disablekb=1&amp;rel=0&amp;showinfo=0\" width=\"780\" height=\"439\" frameborder=\"0\" allowfullscreen=\"allowfullscreen\"></iframe> <iframe id=\"ytplayer\" type=\"text/html\" width=\"720\" height=\"405\" src=\"https://www.youtube.com/embed/M7lc1UVf-VE?autoplay=1&cc_load_policy=1&disablekb=1&enablejsapi=1&modestbranding=1&playsinline=1&rel=0&showinfo=0&color=white\" frameborder=\"0\" allowfullscreen> <iframe width=\"560\" height=\"315\" src=\"https://www.youtube.com/embed/Hb9-Bvne_gQ\" frameborder=\"0\" allow=\"autoplay; encrypted-media\" allowfullscreen></iframe> <iframe width=\"560\" height=\"315\" src=\"https://www.youtube-nocookie.com/embed/Hb9-Bvne_gQ?rel=0\" frameborder=\"0\" allow=\"autoplay; encrypted-media\" allowfullscreen></iframe>"; // result will be an iterator over tuples containing the start and end indices for each match in the string let result = regex.captures_iter(string); for mat in result { println!("{:?}", mat); } }

Please keep in mind that these code samples are automatically generated and are not guaranteed to work. If you find any syntax errors, feel free to submit a bug report. For a full regex reference for Rust, please visit: https://docs.rs/regex/latest/regex/