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    3.0.1 • Public • Published

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    Encode & decode HTML & XML entities with ease & speed.

    How to…

    …install entities

    npm install entities
    

    …use entities

    const entities = require("entities");
    
    //encoding
    entities.escape("&"); // "&"
    entities.encodeXML("&"); // "&"
    entities.encodeHTML("&"); // "&"
    
    //decoding
    entities.decodeXML("asdf & ÿ ü '"); // "asdf & ÿ ü '"
    entities.decodeHTML("asdf & ÿ ü '"); // "asdf & ÿ ü '"

    Performance

    This is how entities compares to other libraries on a very basic benchmark (see scripts/benchmark.ts, for 10,000,000 iterations):

    Library decode perf encode perf escape perf Bundle size
    entities 1.418s 6.786s 2.196s npm bundle size
    html-entities 2.530s 6.829s 2.415s npm bundle size
    he 5.800s 24.237s 3.624s npm bundle size
    parse-entities 9.660s N/A N/A npm bundle size

    Acknowledgements

    This libary wouldn't be possible without the work of these individuals. Thanks to

    • @mathiasbynens for his explanations about character encodings, and his library he, which was one of the inspirations for entities
    • @inikulin for his work on optimized tries for decoding HTML entities for the parse5 project
    • @mdevils for taking on the challenge of producing a quick entity library with his html-entities library. entities would be quite a bit slower if there wasn't any competition. Right now entities is on top, but we'll see how long that lasts!

    License: BSD-2-Clause

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    Install

    npm i entities

    DownloadsWeekly Downloads

    26,724,957

    Version

    3.0.1

    License

    BSD-2-Clause

    Unpacked Size

    171 kB

    Total Files

    27

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