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random-profile-generator

Random Profile Generator

NPM

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Generates a random user profile with all the common user profile items such as name, address, profile image etc. You can generate a complete profile or a generate individual profile properties such as name or address.

Install

Install the package using npm

npm install random-profile-generator

this will install the package to your node_modules folder

Usage

After installing import the package in to your javascript code.

var randomProfile = require('random-profile-generator');

API Documentation

profile()

Returns a randomly generated user profile with fullName, firstName, lastName, birthday, age, avatar, address, phone, email and twitter as properties of the profile object. Example usage is bellow.

var profile = randomProfile.profile();
console.log(profile);
 
// Output 
/*
    id: 'dc3800ea-0ae8-592a-bcd6-2012667c3ccc',
    fullName: 'Della Edwards',
    firstName: 'Della',
    lastName: 'Edwards',
    gender: 'Male',
    birthday: 'Mar 24th, 1959',
    age: 57,
    avatar: 'https://api.adorable.io/avatars/200/Della-Edwards',
    address: '49 Foxrun St., Manchester Township, NJ 08759',
    zip: '08759',
    state: 'NJ',
    phone: '(876) 547-1223',
    email: 'cedi@to.cc',
    twitter: '@wunwegda',
    ssn: '744-48-5102'
}
*/

Also, profile supports generating Male or Female profiles by providing an argument. Argument must be string.

Calling with argument male

var profile = randomProfile.profile('male');
console.log(profile);
 
// Output 
/*
    id: '137b6d33-51f2-5994-8250-92667dc5679d',
    fullName: 'Emerson Nicholson', // <= Fullname is MALE name.
    firstName: 'Emerson',
    lastName: 'Nicholson',
    gender: 'Male', // <= Gender is MALE
    birthday: 'Jan 29th, 1965',
    age: 51,
    avatar: 'https://api.adorable.io/avatars/200/Emerson-Nicholson',
    address: '431 Front St., Eastpointe, MI 48021',
    zip: '48021',
    state: 'MI',
    phone: '(362) 561-9961',
    email: 'zu@culdisrik.lk',
    twitter: '@ig',
    ssn: '981-02-7670' 
}
*/

Calling with argument female

var profile = randomProfile.profile('female');
console.log(profile);
 
// Output 
/*
    id: 'b0443ec8-4a00-55aa-8f74-6af0b6c26e17',
    fullName: 'Julie Lewis', // <= Fullname is FEMALE name.
    firstName: 'Julie',
    lastName: 'Lewis',
    gender: 'Female', // <= Gender is FEMALE
    birthday: 'May 15th, 1979',
    age: 37,
    avatar: 'https://api.adorable.io/avatars/200/Julie-Lewis',
    address: '234 E. Bridle Ave., Gloucester, MA 01930',
    zip: '01930',
    state: 'MA',
    phone: '(766) 519-6284',
    email: 'ruszon@mo.et',
    twitter: '@seef',
    ssn: '000-46-2316'
}
*/

name()

Returns a random name with first name and last name. Also can provide string arguments male or female to return a Male or Female name.

var name = randomProfile.name();
console.log(name);
 
// Output 
// => Michael Ruiz 
 
var maleName = randomProfile.name('male');
console.log(maleName);
 
// Output 
// => Emerson Nicholson 
 
var femaleName = randomProfile.name('female');
console.log(femaleName);
 
// Output 
// => Julie Lewis 

gender()

Returns a random gender, return value being Male or Female

var gender = randomProfile.gender();
console.log(gender);
 
// Output 
// => Male // or Female 

address()

Returns a random address with street, city, State and Zip Code

var address = randomProfile.address();
console.log(address);
 
// Output 
// => 87 North Constitution Circle, Rochester, NY 14606 

zip()

Returns a random US Zip code

var zip = randomProfile.zip();
console.log(zip);
 
// Output 
// => 14606 

state()

Returns a random 2 letter abbreviation for US state

var state = randomProfile.state();
console.log(state);
 
// Output 
// => NY 

birthday()

Returns a random birthday in the MMM Do[,] YYYY format.

var birthday = randomProfile.birthday();
console.log(birthday);
 
// Output 
// => Mar 12th, 1991 

age()

Returns a random age.

var age = randomProfile.age();
console.log(age);
 
// Output 
// => 25 

avatar()

Returns a random avatar url generated from adorable.io API with a 200 x 200px size.

var avatar = randomProfile.avatar();
console.log(avatar);
 
// Output 
// => https://api.adorable.io/avatars/200/Wendy-Conner 

phone()

Returns a random phone number with US Phone Number Format.

var phone = randomProfile.phone();
console.log(phone);
 
// Output 
// => (717) 238-3496 

email()

Returns a random syntactically valid email address.

var email = randomProfile.email();
console.log(email);
 
// Output 
// => cin@unepwa.cx 

ssn()

Returns a random SSN.

var ssn = randomProfile.ssn();
console.log(ssn);
 
// Output 
// => 411-90-0070 

twitter()

Returns a random twitter handle.

var twitterHandle = randomProfile.twitter();
console.log(twitterHandle);
 
// Output 
// => @hanaha 

guid()

Returns a random GUID.

var guid = randomProfile.guid();
console.log(guid);
 
// Output 
// => b0443ec8-4a00-55aa-8f74-6af0b6c26e17 

Contributing

All contributions from the GitHub community are welcome.

  • Fork the repository
  • Create a feature branch: git checkout -b new-feature
  • Commit your changes: npm run commit (Uses Commitizen Conventional Changelog for commits)
  • Push to the branch: git push origin new-feature
  • Submit a Pull Request

Installing Dependencies

# install dependencies listed in package.json 
$ npm install

Run Unit Tests Locally

# Run mocha tests with -w flag 
$ npm run test:local

Code Coverage

Istanbul is used for code coverage analisys. nyc command-line client is used to support ES6 with babel as the transpiler. To run unit tests with code coverage report, use the following command.

# Unit tests with code coverage 
$ npm run cover

Code Quality

Codacy is configured on Github for code quality analisys.

Git Commit Guidelines

A strict commit guidelines are followed so that its easy to do release with semantic versioning. Semantic Release package is used to do this. Commitizen is used with Commitizen Conventional Changelog to add proper commit messages. Git hooks created using ghooks are inplace to enforce the commit format used in the project. Each commit message consists of a header, a body and a footer. The header has a special format that includes a type, a scope and a subject. The commit message format is bellow.

<type>(<scope>): <subject>
<BLANK LINE>
<body>
<BLANK LINE>
<footer>

Header is mandatory and the scope is optional, But its encouraged to add a scope. Footer is also optional. To perform a commit follow these steps

# Add the files you want to commit 
$ git add <FILES_TO_COMMIT>
 
# Use the configured ghook 
$ npm run commit

Credits

Random Profile Generator uses some 3rd party packages and APIs for its development. Credit goes to their creators & contributors.

  • Adorable.io - Adorable.io API is used to generate the avatar image included in the generated profile.
  • Chancejs - Chance is used to generate some of the values found in the generated profile.
  • MomentJs - MomentJs is used for some date conversions used in the generated profile.
  • Random Name Generator - Used to generate the random names used in the project.
  • Random Lists - Used to generate the US addresses used in the project.

License

MIT © Kasun Kodagoda