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generate massive amounts of fake data in Node.js and the browser
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faker.js - generate massive amounts of fake data in the browser and node.js

Faker.js

Build Status

npm version

Demo

http://marak.com/faker.js/

Usage

Browser

<script src = "faker.js" type = "text/javascript"></script>
<script>
  var randomName = faker.name.findName(); // Caitlyn Kerluke
  var randomEmail = faker.internet.email(); // Rusty@arne.info
  var randomCard = faker.helpers.createCard(); // random contact card containing many properties
</script>

Node.js

var faker = require('./faker');

var randomName = faker.name.findName(); // Rowan Nikolaus
var randomEmail = faker.internet.email(); // Kassandra.Haley@erich.biz
var randomCard = faker.helpers.createCard(); // random contact card containing many properties

Dependent tools

Fake JSON Schema

Use faker generators to populate JSON Schema samples. See: https://github.com/pateketrueke/json-schema-faker/

CLI

Run faker generators from Command Line. See: https://github.com/lestoni/faker-cli

Meteor

Meteor installation

  meteor add practicalmeteor:faker

meteor usage, both client and server

  var randomName = faker.name.findName(); // Rowan Nikolaus
  var randomEmail = faker.internet.email(); // Kassandra.Haley@erich.biz
  var randomCard = faker.helpers.createCard(); // random contact card containing many properties

Localization

As of version v2.0.0 faker.js supports 27 different language definition packs.

The default language is set to English.

Setting a new locale is simple:

// sets locale to de
faker.locale = "de";

Read further for complete list of locales.

API

  • name
    • firstName
    • lastName
    • findName
    • prefix
    • suffix
  • address
    • zipCode
    • city
    • cityPrefix
    • citySuffix
    • streetName
    • streetAddress
    • streetSuffix
    • secondaryAddress
    • county
    • country
    • state
    • stateAbbr
    • latitude
    • longitude
  • phone
    • phoneNumber
    • phoneNumberFormat
    • phoneFormats
  • internet
    • avatar
    • email
    • userName
    • domainName
    • domainSuffix
    • domainWord
    • ip
    • userAgent
    • color
    • password
  • company
    • suffixes
    • companyName
    • companySuffix
    • catchPhrase
    • bs
    • catchPhraseAdjective
    • catchPhraseDescriptor
    • catchPhraseNoun
    • bsAdjective
    • bsBuzz
    • bsNoun
  • image
    • image
    • avatar
    • imageUrl
    • abstract
    • animals
    • business
    • cats
    • city
    • food
    • nightlife
    • fashion
    • people
    • nature
    • sports
    • technics
    • transport
  • lorem
    • words
    • sentence
    • sentences
    • paragraph
    • paragraphs
  • helpers
    • randomNumber
    • randomize
    • slugify
    • replaceSymbolWithNumber
    • shuffle
    • mustache
    • createCard
    • contextualCard
    • userCard
    • createTransaction
  • date
    • past
    • future
    • between
    • recent
  • random
    • number
    • array_element
    • object_element
    • uuid
  • finance
    • account
    • accountName
    • mask
    • amount
    • transactionType
    • currencyCode
    • currencyName
    • currencySymbol
  • hacker
    • abbreviation
    • adjective
    • noun
    • verb
    • ingverb
    • phrase
  • locales
    • de
    • de_AT
    • de_CH
    • en
    • en_AU
    • en_BORK
    • en_CA
    • en_GB
    • en_IND
    • en_US
    • en_au_ocker
    • es
    • fa
    • fr
    • it
    • ja
    • ko
    • nb_NO
    • nep
    • nl
    • pl
    • pt_BR
    • ru
    • sk
    • sv
    • vi
    • zh_CN
  • locale
    • 0
    • 1
  • localeFallback
    • 0
    • 1
  • definitions
    • name
    • address
    • company
    • lorem
    • hacker
    • phone_number
    • finance
    • internet

Tests

npm install .
make test

You can view a code coverage report generated in coverage/lcov-report/index.html.

Authors

Matthew Bergman & Marak Squires

faker.js - Copyright (c) 2014-2015 Matthew Bergman & Marak Squires http://github.com/marak/faker.js/

faker.js was inspired by and has used data definitions from:

Permission is hereby granted, free of charge, to any person obtaining a copy of this software and associated documentation files (the "Software"), to deal in the Software without restriction, including without limitation the rights to use, copy, modify, merge, publish, distribute, sublicense, and/or sell copies of the Software, and to permit persons to whom the Software is furnished to do so, subject to the following conditions:

The above copyright notice and this permission notice shall be included in all copies or substantial portions of the Software.

THE SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED "AS IS", WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NONINFRINGEMENT. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE AUTHORS OR COPYRIGHT HOLDERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY CLAIM, DAMAGES OR OTHER LIABILITY, WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT, TORT OR OTHERWISE, ARISING FROM, OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE SOFTWARE OR THE USE OR OTHER DEALINGS IN THE SOFTWARE.

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