yaml-js

Pure Javascript YAML loader and dumper, ported from PyYAML

yaml-js

yaml-js is a YAML loader and dumper, ported pretty much line-for-line from PyYAML. The goal for the project is to maintain a reliable and specification-complete YAML processor in pure Javascript, with CoffeeScript source code. You can try it out here.

The library is being actively maintained for issues, and rather less actively developed for new/improved features.

Loading is stable and well-used, and passes the yaml-spec test suite, which fairly thoroughly covers the YAML 'core' schema (if you notice anything missing, create an issue).

Dumping is present but very lightly tested (auto-tests only, no significant usage). The output should therefore be correct YAML, however formatting is currently entirely untested.

If you use the library and find any bugs, or have any suggestions, don't hesitate to create an issue.

npm install yaml-js

Load

yaml = require 'yaml-js'
console.log yaml.load '''
  ---
  phrase1:
    - hello
    - &world world
  phrase2:
    - goodbye
    - *world
  phrase3: >
    What is up
    in this place.
'''
# { phrase1: [ 'hello', 'world' ], 
#   phrase2: [ 'goodbye', 'world' ], 
#   phrase3: 'What is up in this place.' } 

Dump

yaml = require 'yaml-js'
console.log yaml.dump
  phrase1: [ 'hello',   'world' ]
  phrase2: [ 'goodbye''world' ]
  phrase3: 'What is up in this place.'
# phrase1: [hello, world] 
# phrase2: [goodbye, world] 
# phrase3: What is up in this place. 
<script src='yaml.min.js'></script>
<script>
  console.log(yaml.load('hello: world'));
  // { 'hello' : 'world' } 
  console.log(yaml.dump({ hello: 'world' }));
  // 'hello: world\n' 
</script> 
MethodDescription
scanScan a YAML stream and produce tokens.
parseParse a YAML stream and produce events.
composeParse the first YAML document in a stream and produce the corresponding representation tree.
compose_allParse all YAML documents in a stream and produce corresponding representation trees.
loadParse the first YAML document in a stream and produce the corresponding Javascript object.
load_allParse all YAML documents in a stream and produce the corresponing Javascript objects.
emitEmit YAML parsing events into a stream.
serializeSerialize a representation tree into a YAML stream.
serialize_allSerialize a sequence of representation trees into a YAML stream.
dumpSerialize a Javascript object into a YAML stream.
dump_allSerialize a sequence of Javascript objects into a YAML stream.

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