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merge single level defaults over a config object


A simple one level options merge utility

npm install defaults

var defaults = require('defaults');
var handle = function(options, fn) {
  options = defaults(options, {
    timeout: 100
  setTimeout(function() {
  }, options.timeout);
handle({ timeout: 1000 }, function() {
  // we're here 1000 ms later 
handle({ timeout: 10000 }, function() {
  // we're here 10s later 

this module exports a function that takes 2 arguments: options and defaults. When called, it overrides all of undefined properties in options with the clones of properties defined in defaults

Sidecases: if called with a falsy options value, options will be initialized to a new object before being merged onto.