Getting Started with Pyparsing
Need to extract data from a text file or aweb page? Or do you want to make yourapplication more flexible with user-definedcommands or search strings? Doregular expressions and lex/yacc makeyour eyes blur and your brain hurt?
Pyparsing could be the solution. Pyparsingis a pure-Python class library thatmakes it easy to build recursive-descentparsers quickly. There is no need tohandcraft your own parsing state machine.With pyparsing, you can quicklycreate HTML page scrapers, logfile dataextractors, or complex data structure orcommand processors. This Short Cutshows you how!
65 pages; ISBN 9780596514235
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Title: Getting Started with Pyparsing
Author: Paul McGuire