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Parse and expand URI templates as defined by

URI Template

This is a node.js implementation of the URI template draft standard defined at

var parser = require('uri-template');
var tpl = parser.parse('/{year}/{month}/{day}{?orderBy,direction}');
tpl.expand({ year: 2006, month: 6, day: 6 });
// /2006/6/6 
tpl.expand({ year: 2006, month: 6, day: 6, orderBy: 'size' });
// /2006/6/6?orderBy=size 
tpl.expand({ year: 2006, month: 6, day: 6, orderBy: 'time', direction: 'asc' });
// /2006/6/6?orderBy=time&direction=asc 
var queryTpl = parser.parse('/search{?q,*otherParams}');
queryTpl.expand({ q: 'Bigger office', otherParams: { prefer: "Sterling's office", accept: "Crane's office" }});
// /search?q=Bigger%20office&prefer=Sterling%27s%20office&accept=Crane%27s%20office 

For more thorough coverage of the syntax, see test.js or the RFC.