A lightweight CSV parser.


A lightweight CSV parser.


Run the following commands to download and install the application:

$ npm install a-csv


var CSV = require("a-csv");
var file = "test.csv";
var options = {
    delimiter: ";",
    charset: "win1250"
CSV.parse(file, options, function (errrownext) {
    if (err) {
        return console.log(err);
    if (row !== null) {
        return next();


Parses CSV files.

  • String path: Path to CSV file.

  • Object options: An object containing the following properties:

  • delimiter (String): The CSV delimiter (default: ",").

  • length (Number): The buffer size (default: 8 * 1024).

  • charset (String): The charset (default: "utf8").

  • Function rowHandler: The row handler callback (called with err, data, next arguments).

Stringifies a CSV array.

  • Array csvArray: The CSV array.
  • String delimiter: The delimiter (default: ",").
  • Object lineBreak: The line break delimiter (default: "\r\n").
  • String The stringified CSV array.

How to contribute

  1. File an issue in the repository, using the bug tracker, describing the contribution you'd like to make. This will help us to get you started on the right foot.
  2. Fork the project in your account and create a new branch: your-great-feature.
  3. Commit your changes in that branch.
  4. Open a pull request, and reference the initial issue in the pull request message.


See the LICENSE file.