unicode-categories

Unicode categories regExps

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Unicode categories

Unicode categories regExps.

Installation

npm install unicode-categories

Usage

var unicode = require('unicode-categories');
// Tests if text is a valid unicode upper case letter.
var isValidUpperCase = unicode.Lu.test;
// Tests if text is a valid ecmascript identifier.
var isValidIdentifier = unicode.ECMA.identifier.test;

Documentation

Library contains several unicode category regexps. Here's list of them:

(short name, long name: description)

  • Lu: upper case letter.
  • Ll: lower case letter.
  • Lt: title case letter.
  • Lm: modifier letter.
  • Lo: other letter.
  • Mn: non-spacing mark.
  • Mc: space mark.
  • Nl: number letter.
  • Nd: decimal (e.g. 0-9 etc).
  • Pc: punctuation connector.

Also, unicode-categories gives you a list of ECMAscript idenfitiers:

  • ECMA.start - letter, that identifier starts with. Contains letters from categories (Lu, Ll, Lt, Lm, Lo, Nl). Also it can be $ and _.
  • ECMA.part - all ECMA.start letters plus letters from categories Mn, Mc, Nd, Pc.
  • ECMA.idenfitier - combination of previous two regexps.

For details, see ECMAscript spec.

License

(The MIT License)

Copyright (c) 2011 Paul Miller (http://paulmillr.com/)

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