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    http-parser-js

    0.5.3 • Public • Published

    HTTP Parser

    This library parses HTTP protocol for requests and responses. It was created to replace http_parser.c since calling C++ function from JS is really slow in V8. However, it is now primarily useful in having a more flexible/tolerant HTTP parser when dealing with legacy services that do not meet the strict HTTP parsing rules Node's parser follows.

    This is packaged as a standalone npm module. To use in node, monkeypatch HTTPParser.

    // Monkey patch before you require http for the first time.
    process.binding('http_parser').HTTPParser = require('http-parser-js').HTTPParser;
    
    var http = require('http');
    // ...

    Testing

    Simply do npm test. The tests are copied from node and mscedex/io.js, with some modifcations.

    Status

    This should now be usable in any node application, it now supports (nearly) everything http_parser.c does while still being tolerant with corrupted headers, and other kinds of malformed data.

    Node Versions

    http-parser-js should work via monkey-patching on Node v6-v11, and v13.

    Node v12.x renamed the internal http parser, and did not expose it for monkey-patching, so to be able to monkey-patch on Node v12, you must run node --http-parser=legacy file.js to opt in to the old, monkey-patchable http_parser binding.

    License

    MIT. See LICENSE.md

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    Install

    npm i http-parser-js

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    9,432,915

    Version

    0.5.3

    License

    MIT

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    21 kB

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