Terrible, old, Objective-C expression parser.
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Disclaimer

I have a more recent expression parser called Expressions.

This is way out of date. I have not worked on this in a long while, and I probably wasn't the best programmer when I made it. It uses exceptions out the wazoo which is completely inappropriate for applications that use Automatic Reference Counting. Speaking of which, this is pre-ARC.

Overview

This is a string based expression parser for Objective-C. Simply give it a string (that is a valid mathematical expression), and it evaluates it.

This is the syntax that it can take:

(3(42^3 + sin(2*3 + 7/5)) / 200) - 2^(0.5)

You can also set the value of one letter variables. This is useful for graphing, since you can plug in different values of x. Here is the usage:

ANEPExpression * expression = nil;
@try {
    expression = [ANEPExpression expressionFromString:@"3 + 3^2 + sin(x * 3)"
                                            variables:nil];
} @catch (NSException * ex) {
    [pool drain];
    return NAN;
}
double answer = [[expression numberValue] floatValue];

There are many more features that you can use, and an NSString category for even simpler, one line syntax. Also note that ANExpression will throw exceptions, so be prepared to catch anything that is thrown your way!

License

If you should be crazy enough to use this utter monstrosity instead of Expressions, it's licensed under the BSD 2-clause license:

Copyright (c) 2014, Alex Nichol.
All rights reserved.

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