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graphemeClusters2iterator

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Create an iterator which iterates over grapheme clusters.

Installation

npm install @stdlib/string-to-grapheme-cluster-iterator

Usage

var graphemeClusters2iterator = require( '@stdlib/string-to-grapheme-cluster-iterator' );

graphemeClusters2iterator( src[, mapFcn[, thisArg]] )

Returns an iterator which iterates over each grapheme cluster in a string.

var iter = graphemeClusters2iterator( '🌷🍕' );

var v = iter.next().value;
// returns '🌷'

v = iter.next().value;
// returns '🍕'

var bool = iter.next().done;
// returns true

The returned iterator protocol-compliant object has the following properties:

  • next: function which returns an iterator protocol-compliant object containing the next iterated value (if one exists) assigned to a value property and a done property having a boolean value indicating whether the iterator is finished.
  • return: function which closes an iterator and returns a single (optional) argument in an iterator protocol-compliant object.

To invoke a function for each src value, provide a callback function.

function fcn( v ) {
    return v + v;
}

var it = graphemeClusters2iterator( 'beep', fcn );
// returns <Object>

var v = it.next().value;
// returns 'bb'

v = it.next().value;
// returns 'ee'

v = it.next().value;
// returns 'ee'

// ...

The invoked function is provided three arguments:

function fcn( v, i ) {
    return v + i;
}

var it = graphemeClusters2iterator( 'bar', fcn );
// returns <Object>

var v = it.next().value;
// returns 'b0'

v = it.next().value;
// returns 'a1'

v = it.next().value;
// returns 'r2'

// ...

To set the callback function execution context, provide a thisArg.

function fcn( v ) {
    this.count += 1;
    return v;
}

var ctx = {
    'count': 0
};

var it = graphemeClusters2iterator( '🌷🍕', fcn, ctx );
// returns <Object>

var v = it.next().value;
// returns '🌷'

v = it.next().value;
// returns '🍕'

var count = ctx.count;
// returns 2

Notes

  • If an environment supports Symbol.iterator, the returned iterator is iterable.
  • In environments supporting Symbol.iterator, the function explicitly does not invoke a string's @@iterator method, regardless of whether this method is defined. To convert a string to an implementation defined iterator, invoke this method directly.

Examples

var graphemeClusters2iterator = require( '@stdlib/string-to-grapheme-cluster-iterator' );

function repeat( str ) {
    return str + str;
}

// Create an iterator which iterates over grapheme clusters:
var it = graphemeClusters2iterator( 'Iñtërnâtiônàlizætiøn', repeat );

// Perform manual iteration...
var v;
while ( true ) {
    v = it.next();
    if ( v.done ) {
        break;
    }
    console.log( v.value );
}

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