parse

Parse columns from string data using a simple pattern.

Signature

> parse (pattern) --regex

Parameters

  • pattern: the pattern to match. Eg) "{foo}: {bar}"
  • --regex: use full regex syntax for patterns

Examples

Parse a string into two named columns

> echo "hi there" | parse "{foo} {bar}"

Parse a string using regex pattern

> echo "hi there" | parse -r '(?P<foo>\w+) (?P<bar>\w+)'