Pack multibyte binary values into buffers in node.js
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Put

Pack multibyte binary values into buffers with specific endiannesses.

Installation

To install with npm:

npm install put

To run the tests with expresso:

expresso

Examples

buf.js

Build a buffer

#!/usr/bin/env node

var Put = require('put');
var buf = Put()
    .word16be(1337)
    .word8(1)
    .pad(5)
    .put(new Buffer('pow', 'ascii'))
    .word32le(9000)
    .buffer()
;
console.log(buf);

Output: <Buffer 05 39 01 00 00 00 00 00 70 6f 77 28 23 00 00>

stream.js

Send a buffer to a writeable stream

#!/usr/bin/env node

var Put = require('put');
Put()
    .word16be(24930)
    .word32le(1717920867)
    .word8(103)
    .write(process.stdout)
;

Output: abcdefg