Break up JSON from content in a JSON-first file
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Break up JSON from content in a JSON-first file

Getting Started

Install the module with: npm install json-content-demux

  "title": "This is some muxed JSON and content",
  "options": {
    "Hello": "World!"

Here is some content
Om nom nom

// app.js
var jsonContentDemux = require('json-content-demux'),
    muxedContent = fs.readFileSync('', 'utf8'),
    demuxedObj = jsonContentDemux(muxedStr);
demuxedObj.json; // {"title":"This is some muxed...","options"}
demuxedObj.content; // "Here is some content\nOm nom nom"


jsonContentDemux is currently a single function module with a single purpose.

 * @param {String} muxStr Muxed content to break up
 * TODO: options is not yet used
 * @param {Object} [options] Options to break up by
 * @param {String|RegExp} [options.delimiter=/\n\r?\n\r?/] Delimiter between JSON and content
 * @returns {Object} retObj
 * @returns {Object} retObj.json JSON found at the head of the content
 * @returns {String} retObj.content Content found in the body

At some point, the scope may increasee to encapsulate any markup language as well as multiple sets of delimited items.


In lieu of a formal styleguide, take care to maintain the existing coding style. Add unit tests for any new or changed functionality. Lint and test your code using grunt.


Copyright (c) 2012 Todd Wolfson Licensed under the MIT license.