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edit-json-file

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Edit a json file with ease.

☁️ Installation

# Using npm 
npm install --save edit-json-file
 
# Using yarn 
yarn add edit-json-file

📋 Example

const editJsonFile = require("edit-json-file");
 
// If the file doesn't exist, the content will be an empty object by default.
let file = editJsonFile(`${__dirname}/foo.json`);
 
// Set a couple of fields
file.set("planet", "Earth");
file.set("city\\.name", "anytown");
file.set("name.first", "Johnny");
file.set("name.last", "B.");
file.set("is_student", false);
 
 
// Output the content
console.log(file.get());
// { planet: 'Earth',
//   city.name: 'anytown',
//   name: { first: 'Johnny', last: 'B.' },
//   is_student: false }
 
// Save the data to the disk
file.save();
 
// Reload it from the disk
file = editJsonFile(`${__dirname}/foo.json`, {
    autosave: true
});
 
// Get one field
console.log(file.get("name.first"));
// => Johnny
 
// This will save it to disk
file.set("a.new.field.as.object", {
    hello: "world"
});
 
// Output the whole thing
console.log(file.toObject());
// { planet: 'Earth',
//   name: { first: 'Johnny', last: 'B.' },
//   is_student: false,
//   a: { new: { field: [Object] } } }

❓ Get Help

There are few ways to get help:

  1. Please post questions on Stack Overflow. You can open issues with questions, as long you add a link to your Stack Overflow question.
  2. For bug reports and feature requests, open issues. 🐛
  3. For direct and quick help, you can use Codementor. 🚀

📝 Documentation

JsonEditor(path, options)

Params

  • String path: The path to the JSON file.
  • Object options: An object containing the following fields:
  • stringify_width (Number): The JSON stringify indent width (default: 2).
  • stringify_fn (Function): A function used by JSON.stringify.
  • stringify_eol (Boolean): Wheter to add the new line at the end of the file or not (default: false)
  • ignore_dots (Boolean): Wheter to use the path including dots or have an object structure (default: false)
  • autosave (Boolean): Save the file when setting some data in it.

Return

  • JsonEditor The JsonEditor instance.

set(path, value)

Set a value in a specific path.

Params

  • String path: The object path.
  • Anything value: The value.

Return

  • JsonEditor The JsonEditor instance.

get(path)

Get a value in a specific path.

Params

  • String path:

Return

  • Value The object path value.

unset(path)

Remove a path from a JSON object.

Params

  • String path: The object path.

Return

  • JsonEditor The JsonEditor instance.

read(cb)

Read the JSON file.

Params

  • Function cb: An optional callback function which will turn the function into an asynchronous one.

Return

  • Object The object parsed as object or an empty object by default.

read(The, cb)

write Write the JSON file.

Params

  • String The: file content.
  • Function cb: An optional callback function which will turn the function into an asynchronous one.

Return

  • JsonEditor The JsonEditor instance.

empty(cb)

Empty the JSON file content.

Params

  • Function cb: The callback function.

save(cb)

Save the file back to disk.

Params

  • Function cb: An optional callback function which will turn the function into an asynchronous one.

Return

  • JsonEditor The JsonEditor instance.

toObject()

Return

  • Object The data object.

editJsonFile(path, options)

Edit a json file.

Params

  • String path: The path to the JSON file.
  • Object options: An object containing the following fields:

Return

  • JsonEditor The JsonEditor instance.

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💫 Where is this library used?

If you are using this library in one of your projects, add it in this list. ✨

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📜 License

MIT © Ionică Bizău

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