SwiftEmoji provides a set of regular expressions to find emoji in swift strings. All forms of emoji are matched, including:
- Single-character emoji (
- Emoji that are variants of other characters (e.g.
⌚️instead of ⌚︎)
- Fitzpatrick Modifiers (e.g. skintones 👍🏻👍🏼👍🏽👍🏾👍🏿)
- ZWJ Sequences (e.g.
- Combining sequences and Combining Marks (e.g.
- Flag sequences (e.g
All emoji are derived directly from the standard unicode data files, using an automated script.
Emoji class exposes a number of useful regular expressions as static variables. They each come
in compiled (
NSRegularExpression) and uncompiled (
SingleEmojiRegexmatch a single emoji character (grapheme cluster).
MultiEmojiRegexmatch one or more consecutive emoji characters.
String values are useful when composing your own expressions. For example, you could
Look at the source code in
Emoji.swift for an example.
SwiftEmoji can be installed via CocoaPods, Carthage, or Swift Package Manager.
SwiftEmoji is released under the MIT License. Details are in the
LICENSE.txt file in the project.