- base64 - Base 64 encoding and decoding
- md5 - MD5 hashing
First install the package via npm:
npm install common-utils
To use the package in your module:
var decode = require('common-utils/base64').decode;
You will need to globally install common-node via npm to run the tests.
To run the unit tests:
You can also run individual tests, for example:
Benchmarks will be added to
To contribute to this project, you can start by trying to run the tests on your system and posting any failures on the issue tracker. It is advised that you use the version in master for doing this, which you can install via:
npm install -g https://github.com/olegp/common-utils/tarball/master
If you run into any issues along the way, whether related to using this library in your own project or to the documentation, please post your comments on the issue tracker. The tracker is also a great place to contribute ideas and find out what needs doing.
To find specific issues not listed on the tracker, you can run the following command from inside the
grep 'TODO' lib/*
To contribute code: fork the project, make and commit your changes and send a pull request.
Modules currently planned for includes are listed on the wiki.
- dsowsy for pointing out that base64 needs to be refactored out of
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