url-whitelist

url-whitelist can create whitelists by including and excluding url patterns and check urls against them

url-whitelist

url-whitelist can create whitelists by including and excluding url patterns and check urls against them

see url-pattern for supported url patterns

npm install url-whitelist
newWhitelist = require 'url-whitelist'
whitelist = newWhitelist()
whitelist.include '/users/:id'
whitelist.check '/users/1' # => true 
whitelist.check '/projects/1' # => false 

by default a whitelist excludes everything. you can include everything by default and then selectively exclude patterns.

 
blacklist = newWhitelist()
blacklist.include '*'
 
blacklist.exclude '/users/:id'
 
blacklist.check 'sajdflkasjdfl' # => true 
blacklist.check '/users/:id' # => false 
blacklist.check 'skljdf' # => true 

whitelist /projects/* except for /projects/hidden/* and projects/:id/secret. also whitelist /users/:id

newWhitelist = require 'url-whitelist'
 
whitelist = newWhitelist()
 
whitelist.include '/projects/*'
whitelist.exclude '/projects/hidden/*'
whitelist.exclude '/projects/:id/secret'
whitelist.include '/users/:id'
 
whitelist.check '/projects/foo/bar/baz' # => true 
whitelist.check '/projects/hidden/bar/baz' # => false 
whitelist.check '/projects/5/secret' # => false 
whitelist.check '/projects/5/secret/foo' # => true 
 
whitelist.check '/users' # => false 
whitelist.check '/users/5' # => true 
 
whitelist.check '/tasks/57' # => false 
whitelisted = false
go through all include- and exclude-patterns in the order they were defined:
    if url matches pattern
        if is include
            whitelisted = true
        else
            whitelisted = false