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bencode-js

Bencode-js

Zero dependency JavaScript solution for implementing the encoding and decoding of the Bencode format. Works in both browser and commonjs environments.

Install

npm install bencode-js

For the browser, simply copy either the compressed or uncompressed file into your app and include it on your web page.

Usage

CommonJS environments:

Bencode = require('bencode-js')
Bencode.decode(...)
Bencode.encode(...)

In the browser the object is available globally as window.Bencode.

Bencode#encode(object)

object is either a String, Number, Array, or Object.

Bencode.encode("string")         // => "6:string" 
Bencode.encode(123)              // => "i123e" 
Bencode.encode(["str", 123])     // => "l3:stri123ee" 
Bencode.encode({ key: "value" }) // => "d3:key5:valuee" 

Bencode#decode(string)

string is a Bencoded string.

Bencode.decode("d3:key5:valuee") // => { key: "value" }