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superpack

2.3.0 • Public • Published

SuperPack (JS)

About

This module provides a transcoder for the SuperPack binary encoding format.

Status

Experimental.

Installation

npm install superpack

Usage

import {encode, decode} from "superpack";
let payload = encode(/* your SuperPack-serialisable value */);
let reconstructedValue = decode(payload);

Extensions

encode and decode take a second argument which is an options bag. It allows specifying extensions as follows:

encode(data, {
  extensions: {
    [extensionPoint]: {
      detector: value => false,
      serialiser: value => serialize(value),
      deserialiser: serializedValue => deserialise(serializedValue),
    }
  }
});

where extensionPoint is a number. The decoder must have the same extensions at the same extension points.

Depth bound extension

This implementation includes a built-in extension which allows bounding the depth of object / array nesting. Once reached, a sentinel value is emitted instead. It is used as

import {encode, decode, depthBoundExtension, depthBoundReached} from "superpack";
let encoded = encode({ data: [0, { x: 'a' }] }, {
  depthBound: 2,
  extensions: {
    [0xDEADBEEF]: depthBoundExtension
  }
});
let decoded = decode(encoded, {
  extensions: {
    [0xDEADBEEF]: depthBoundExtension
  }
});
console.log(decoded); // { data: [ 0, {} ] }
assert(decoded.data[1] === depthBoundReached);

Contributing

  • Open a Github issue with a description of your desired change. If one exists already, leave a message stating that you are working on it with the date you expect it to be complete.
  • Fork this repo, and clone the forked repo.
  • Install dependencies with npm install.
  • Test in your environment with npm test.
  • Create a feature branch. Make your changes. Add tests.
  • Test in your environment with npm test.
  • Make a commit that includes the text "fixes #XX" where XX is the Github issue.
  • Open a Pull Request on Github.

License

Copyright 2016 Shape Security, Inc.

Licensed under the Apache License, Version 2.0 (the "License");
you may not use this file except in compliance with the License.
You may obtain a copy of the License at

    http://www.apache.org/licenses/LICENSE-2.0

Unless required by applicable law or agreed to in writing, software
distributed under the License is distributed on an "AS IS" BASIS,
WITHOUT WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF ANY KIND, either express or implied.
See the License for the specific language governing permissions and
limitations under the License.

Install

npm i superpack

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112

Version

2.3.0

License

Apache-2.0

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87.8 kB

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