string_scanner 1.1.0
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A class for parsing strings using a sequence of patterns.

example/example.dart

// Copyright (c) 2019, the Dart project authors. Please see the AUTHORS file
// for details. All rights reserved. Use of this source code is governed by a
// BSD-style license that can be found in the LICENSE file.

import 'dart:math' as math;

import 'package:string_scanner/string_scanner.dart';

void main(List<String> args) {
  print(parseNumber(args.single));
}

num parseNumber(String source) {
  // Scan a number ("1", "1.5", "-3").
  final scanner = StringScanner(source);

  // [Scanner.scan] tries to consume a [Pattern] and returns whether or not it
  // succeeded. It will move the scan pointer past the end of the pattern.
  final negative = scanner.scan('-');

  // [Scanner.expect] consumes a [Pattern] and throws a [FormatError] if it
  // fails. Like [Scanner.scan], it will move the scan pointer forward.
  scanner.expect(RegExp(r'\d+'));

  // [Scanner.lastMatch] holds the [MatchData] for the most recent call to
  // [Scanner.scan], [Scanner.expect], or [Scanner.matches].
  var number = num.parse((scanner.lastMatch![0])!);

  if (scanner.scan('.')) {
    scanner.expect(RegExp(r'\d+'));
    final decimal = scanner.lastMatch![0]!;
    number += int.parse(decimal) / math.pow(10, decimal.length);
  }

  // [Scanner.expectDone] will throw a [FormatError] if there's any input that
  // hasn't yet been consumed.
  scanner.expectDone();

  return (negative ? -1 : 1) * number;
}
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A class for parsing strings using a sequence of patterns.

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charcode, source_span

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