js2lua

Convert javascript objects into lua table representation

Provides easy conversion of javascript objects into lua table representation.

$ npm install js2lua
$ npm test

Convert object to lua syntax.

  • obj: object to convert

Basic usage:

 
var js2lua = require('js2lua'),
    input = { a: [ 'abc', 'def'], b: { a: 1, b: 2}, c: '1234'};
 
console.log(js2lua.convert(input))
 
// output: 
// '{["a"] = {"abc","def"}, ["b"] = { ["a"] = 1, ["b"] = 2 }, ["c"] = "1234" } 
 

Express content negotiation:

var js2lua = require('js2lua');
 
// Lua Middleware 
app.use(function (reqresnext) {
    // Get reference to original send 
    var expressSend = res.send;
 
    // Redefine send to convert body if necessary 
    res.send = function (body) {
        // Check accept header 
        if (req.headers.accept && req.headers.accept == 'application/lua') {
            // Convert body && set content type 
            body = js2lua.convert(body);
            res.set('Content-Type', 'application/lua');
        }
 
        // Deliver result 
        expressSend.apply(res, arguments);
    }
    next();
});
 
// Add app.router AFTER 
app.use(app.router);

Restify content negotiation:

var js2lua = require('js2lua');
 
restify.createServer({
    formatters: {
        'application/lua': function formatLua (reqresbody) {
            return js2lua.convert(body);
        }
    }
});

(The MIT License)

Copyright (c) 2013 Ensequence Inc.

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