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read-chunk

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Read a chunk from a file

Because the built-in way requires way too much boilerplate.

Install

$ npm install read-chunk

Usage

const readChunk = require('read-chunk');
 
// foo.txt => hello 
 
readChunk.sync('foo.txt', 1, 3);
//=> 'ell' 

API

readChunk(filepath, position, length)

Returns a Promise<Buffer>.

readChunk.sync(filepath, position, length)

Returns a Buffer.

filepath

Type: string

position

Type: number

Position to start reading.

length

Type: number

Number of bytes to read.

License

MIT © Sindre Sorhus