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atom-helpers

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A Node.JS package that provides helpers for Atom.io packages development.

Install

npm install atom-helpers

Usage

extends

extends of coffeeScript

class MyView extends View

to vanilla JS

var helpers = require('atom-helpers');

helpers.extends(MyView, View);

See an example of behavior in the unit tests file.

editor

editor.getCurrentBuffer()

Get the current pane buffer. Returns the buffer atom.workspace.getActivePaneItem().buffer or null.

var buffer = helpers.editor.getCurrentBuffer();

buffer === atom.workspace.getActivePaneItem().buffer

editor.getCurrentFile()

Get the current File instance. Returns an instance of File or null.

// Object: File
var currentFile = helpers.editor.getCurrentFile();

currentFile is an instance of File.

editor.getCurrentFilePath()

Get the current file path. Returns the absolute file path (string) or null

// string: /my-project/the-current-active-file.js
var currentFilePath = helpers.editor.getCurrentFilePath();

currentFilePath is the absolute path of the current active file.

Unit tests

atom-helpers is unit tested with Unit.js

Run the tests

cd node_modules/atom-helpers

npm test

LICENSE

MIT license

Author

Nicolas Tallefourtane - Nicolab.net
Nicolas Talle
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