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    openurl
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    1.1.1 • Public • Published

    openurl – Node.js module for opening URLs

    openurl is a Node.js module for opening a URL via the operating system. This will usually trigger actions such as:

    • http URLs: open the default browser
    • mailto URLs: open the default email client
    • file URLs: open a window showing the directory (on OS X)

    Example interaction on the Node.js REPL:

    > require("openurl").open("http://rauschma.de")
    > require("openurl").open("mailto:john@example.com")
    

    You can generate emails as follows:

    require("openurl").mailto(["john@example.com", "jane@example.com"],
        { subject: "Hello!", body: "This is\nan automatically sent email!\n" });
    

    Install via npm:

    npm install openurl
    

    I’m not yet terribly familiar with implementing npm packages, so any feedback is welcome (especially experience reports on Windows and Linux, which I can’t test on).

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    Install

    npm i openurl

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    Version

    1.1.1

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    MIT

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