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How do I parse some Javascript in Asp.net c#

Posted on 2014-09-10
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I have some Javascript stored, that I want to be able to extract the location= value, which is a URL.

The string is something like:

<script>window.location='http://www.expert-exchange.com'</script>

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How would one do this?
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by:ste5an
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Use an appropriate regulare expression with the Regex Class.
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käµfm³d   👽 earned 2000 total points
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You can use a regex, but a simple substring search should suffice.

e.g.

string source = "<script>window.location='http://www.expert-exchange.com'</script>";
int startingQuoteIndex = source.IndexOf("'");
int endingQuoteIndex = source.IndexOf("'", startingQuoteIndex + 1);
string url = source.Substring(startingQuoteIndex + 1, endingQuoteIndex - startingQuoteIndex);

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