I’ve always viewed regular expressions as some sort of nasty dark art that only a Perl developer could love, but today I picked up on a tool, RegexBuddy, that promises to make me fear regex no longer. This gem fell to me by virtue of one of the many dev mailing lists I skulk on–osflash.org, courtesy of a thread started by John Grden and answered by Antony Jones. There are a couple of caveats here–1) this is a windows only app (thankfully Parallels / Crossover help mitigate this) and 2) This is not a free app (runs $30 US).
ROCKS indeed Antony!
Thankfully, RegexBuddy works with Crossover: