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auto-parse

Auto Parse

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What is Auto Parse

auto-parse any value you happen to send in (String, Number, Boolean, Array, Object, Function, undefined and null). You send it we will try to find a way to parse it. We now support sending in a string of what type (e.g. "boolean") or constructor (e.g. Boolean)

Installation

npm install auto-parse --save

Documentation

autoParse(input, type)

Params

  • Anything input: The input value you want parsed
  • Constructor|String type: The type. It could be a string (e.g. "array") or a constructor (e.g. Array).

Return

  • Parsed Value Could return String, Number, Boolean, Object, Array, Null, NaN, Undefined & Date

Usage

var autoParse = require('auto-parse')
// Strings 
autoParse('Green Pioneer') => 'Green Pioneer'
// Booleans 
autoParse('TrUe ') => true
autoParse(false) => false
// Functions 
autoParse(function () {
  return '9'
}) => 9
// Null &  Undefined 
autoParse(' Undefined ') => undefined
autoParse(' Null ') => null
// Objects & Arrays 
autoParse(['80', '92', '23', 'TruE', false]) => [80, 92, 23, true, false]
autoParse({
  name: 'jason', // Parses as a String 
  age: '50',// Parses as a Number 
  admin: 'true',// Parses as a Boolean 
  grade: ['80', '90', '100']// Parses as a Array full of Numbers 
}) => {name:'jason',age:50,admin:true,grade:[80,90,100]}
autoParse('{}') => {}
autoParse('["42"]')  => [42]
// Numbers 
autoParse('NaN') => NaN
autoParse('26') => 26
// hexadecimals 
autoParse('0xFF') => 255
// dots 
autoParse('.42') => 0.42
// octals 
autoParse('0o123') =>  83
// binary number 
autoParse('0b1101') =>  13
// exponent  
autoParse('7e3') =>  7000
 
// Set Type 
autoParse(1, 'Boolean')  =>  true
autoParse(0, 'Number')  =>   0
autoParse(1, Boolean)  =>  true
autoParse(0, Number)  =>   0
autoParse(1234, String)  =>  '1234'
// dates 
autoParse('1989-11-30', 'date')  =>  Thu Nov 30 1989 18:00:00 GMT-0600 (CST)
autoParse('1989-11-30', Date)  =>  Thu Nov 30 1989 18:00:00 GMT-0600 (CST)
// Passing Functions to type 
function Color (inputColor) {
  this.color = inputColor
}
autoParse('#AAA', Color)  =>  {color: '#AAA'}

Other Uses

// Lodash Mixin 
var autoParse = require('auto-parse')
 _.mixin({'autoParse':autoParse})

License

The MIT License (MIT)

Copyright (c) 2014-2017 Green Pioneer

Permission is hereby granted, free of charge, to any person obtaining a copy of this software and associated documentation files (the 'Software'), to deal in the Software without restriction, including without limitation the rights to use, copy, modify, merge, publish, distribute, sublicense, and/or sell copies of the Software, and to permit persons to whom the Software is furnished to do so, subject to the following conditions:

The above copyright notice and this permission notice shall be included in all copies or substantial portions of the Software.

THE SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED 'AS IS', WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NONINFRINGEMENT. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE AUTHORS OR COPYRIGHT HOLDERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY CLAIM, DAMAGES OR OTHER LIABILITY, WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT, TORT OR OTHERWISE, ARISING FROM, OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE SOFTWARE OR THE USE OR OTHER DEALINGS IN THE SOFTWARE.

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