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ds

Simple data store for prototyping

DS (data store)

This is a simple data store intended for prototyping. It will let you persist JS objects to disk with very little effort in JSON form.

DS is:

  • Easy to install
  • Easy to use
  • Free!

DS is NOT:

  • Smart
  • Secure
  • Scaleable
  • Flexible
  • Featureful

*** Do not use this in production. ***

npm install ds
var DS = require("ds").DS

// if no argument, "./ds.json" is used
// constructore calls load()
var ds = new DS("./ds.json")

ds.one = 1
ds.a = [1,2,"foo"]
ds.o = {bar:"baz", qux:42}
ds.save()		// data (all of it) written to ./ds.json
ds.clear()		// all data erased
load(path)		// load JSON data from file into memory
				// if path not provided, path provided to constructor is used
save(path)		// save JSON data to a specific file
save()			// save JSON data to same file as last time
clear()			// clear the in-memory data store
Copyright 2011 Sleepless Software Inc. All rights reserved.

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