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animal-id

animal-id

generates easily recognizable ids for logs and such.

How to use

npm install animal-id

var animal = require('animal-id');

then:

// generate an adjective-animal pair 
animal.getId(); // angry-buzzard 
// ...with a prefix 
animal.getId('animal'); // animal-angry-buzzard 
// ...with a UUID tacked on the end 
animal.getUuid(); // angry-buzzard-198fb2de-8ec7-4cf2-be5c-2446628c9ef 
// ...or with a prefix and a UUID suffix 
animal.getUuid('animal'); // animal-angry-buzzard-198fb2de-8ec7-4cf2-be5c-2446628c9ef 
 
// or use your own adjectives/animals/separating strings 
animal.useAnimals(['buzzard', 'human']);
animal.useAdjectives(['happy', 'angry']);
animal.useSeparator('_'); // use an underscore instead 

Pretty blatantly uses the excellent node-uuid for uuid generation.