November 17, 2009
Parsing Html The Cthulhu Way

In Coding Horror's Parsing Html The Cthulhu Way, you really get the idea that parsing HTML with regexes is a bad idea. From the article:

Every time you attempt to parse HTML with regular expressions, the unholy child weeps the blood of virgins, and Russian hackers pwn your webapp. Parsing HTML with regex summons tainted souls into the realm of the living.

Posted by Arcterex at November 17, 2009 09:27 AM