Faster search filter: ICgrep

Conclusions

Unless you have a need for Unicode-specific features, the conventional grep variants are enough for browsing small data streams or files – not least because these variants includes special offshoots for different applications, such as agrep [9]. However, browsing through large data streams for complex patterns is an entirely different matter: Here, ICgrep is a remarkable new development, and it can be used free of charge.

Buy this article as PDF

Express-Checkout as PDF
Price $2.95
(incl. VAT)

Buy Linux Magazine

SINGLE ISSUES
 
SUBSCRIPTIONS
 
TABLET & SMARTPHONE APPS
Get it on Google Play

US / Canada

Get it on Google Play

UK / Australia

Related content

  • Simple Regex Language

    Regular expressions are a powerful tool, but they can also be very hard to digest. The Simple Regex Language lets you write regular expressions in natural language.

  • agrep

    The agrep tool expands on grep by adding fuzzy search capabilities to text string-matching operations.

  • Command Line: Grep

    Once you understand the intricacies of grep, you can find just about anything.

  • Go Programming

    The Go programming language combines type safety with manageable syntax and an extensive library. We take you through a programming example.

  • Command Line – tre-agrep

    Tre-agrep has all of grep's functionality but can also do ambiguous or fuzzy searches without deep knowledge of regular expressions.

comments powered by Disqus

Direct Download

Read full article as PDF:

Price $2.95

News