Quick & Dirty Word Counter

Oct 9, 12:36 AM

Skills/tech: JavaScript, regular expressions
A word-counting example

Example word counter output

If you’ve ever had a burning need to count the number of words in a paragraph/article/report/essay… look no more!

This handy-dandy utility will not only count the number of words; it will give you the number of times each word was used. Could have SEO applications, or it might just provide hours (ok, seconds) of fun for the whole family!

Click here to try it out.**

** Won’t work with older browsers, and – obviously – without JavaScript enabled. No malicious code here! Check the source if you don’t believe.

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