Articles tagged 'Regular expressions'

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How to extract tables from emails

In this article we'll see how to set up Parseur to extract tables from emails and parse result into structured data. Extracting tables from emails is very useful, for example, when you want to parse shopping orders coming in your mailbox. There is typically varying number of items in each …

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Parsing HTML with regular expressions for fun and profit

You shan't use Regexp for HTML parsing It's well-known that parsing HTML with regular expressions will quickly lead you to failure and madness. This was beautifully explained in this Stack Overflow answer. That's because HTML has a context (basically which tag or attribute you're in) whereas regular expressions can't handle …

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How to create an email parser from scratch?

So, your boss just asked you to solve that "email problem" that slows the company down. Hundreds of automated emails on which data entry is done manually, every morning, clogging the employees' mailboxes. You, being smart and efficient, immediately sees the potential to create an email parser system. What is …

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