The Bro language cheat sheet
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Bro Cheat Sheet

This repository features the official Bro language cheat sheet, which succinctly summarizes the key components of the Bro scripting language and describes the built-in functions (BiFs).


It turns out that Bro provides more features than we could fit on single double-sided sheet. Particularly the documentation of all BiFs consumes a lot of space, although we only selected a subset of functions that we deem relevant for the majority of users. Still, there exist folks who may want a complete "desktop reference" rather than a succinct cheat sheet. If you prefer to have all BiFs included on the cheat sheet, download the LaTeX source and uncomment the line


at the beginning of the file. Then use your favorite LaTeX compiler (e.g., pdflatex) to build the verbose version of the cheat sheet with additional, more low-level BiFs. However, we emphasize that you will not need these extra BiFs in 99% of your scripting experience, because they are either extremely rarely used or already wrapped behind more accessible interfaces in the base scripts.


This work is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported license. Please see the file COPYING for more information.


Below are two screenshots of the cheat sheet.

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