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Project:syntax-tree/xastscript

Package:xastscript@1.0.0

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xastscript

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xast utility to create XML trees (like hastscript for hast and unist-builder for unist).

Install

npm:

npm install xastscript

Use

var u = require('unist-builder')
var x = require('xastscript')

// Children as an array:
console.log(
  x('album', {id: 123}, [
    x('name', 'Born in the U.S.A.'),
    x('artist', 'Bruce Springsteen'),
    x('releasedate', '1984-04-06')
  ])
)

// Children as arguments:
console.log(
  x(
    'album',
    {id: 123},
    x('name', 'Exile in Guyville'),
    x('artist', 'Liz Phair'),
    x('releasedate', '1993-06-22')
  )
)

// For other xast nodes, such as comments, instructions, doctypes, or cdata
// can be created with unist-builder:
console.log(
  u('root', [
    u('instruction', {name: 'xml'}, 'version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"'),
    x('album', [
      u('comment', 'Great album!'),
      x('name', 'Born in the U.S.A.'),
      x('description', [u('cdata', '3 < 5 & 8 > 13')])
    ])
  ])
)

Yields:

{
  type: 'element',
  name: 'album',
  attributes: {id: '123'},
  children: [
    {
      type: 'element',
      name: 'name',
      attributes: {},
      children: [{type: 'text', value: 'Born in the U.S.A.'}]
    },
    {
      type: 'element',
      name: 'artist',
      attributes: {},
      children: [{type: 'text', value: 'Bruce Springsteen'}]
    },
    {
      type: 'element',
      name: 'releasedate',
      attributes: {},
      children: [{type: 'text', value: '1984-04-06'}]
    }
  ]
}
{
  type: 'element',
  name: 'album',
  attributes: {id: '123'},
  children: [
    {
      type: 'element',
      name: 'name',
      attributes: {},
      children: [{type: 'text', value: 'Exile in Guyville'}]
    },
    {
      type: 'element',
      name: 'artist',
      attributes: {},
      children: [{type: 'text', value: 'Liz Phair'}]
    },
    {
      type: 'element',
      name: 'releasedate',
      attributes: {},
      children: [{type: 'text', value: '1993-06-22'}]
    }
  ]
}
{
  type: 'root',
  children: [
    {type: 'instruction', name: 'xml', value: 'version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"'},
    {
      type: 'element',
      name: 'album',
      attributes: {},
      children: [
        {type: 'comment', value: 'Great album!'},
        {
          type: 'element',
          name: 'name',
          attributes: {},
          children: [{type: 'text', value: 'Born in the U.S.A.'}]
        },
        {
          type: 'element',
          name: 'description',
          attributes: {},
          children: [{type: 'cdata', value: '3 < 5 & 8 > 13'}]
        }
      ]
    }
  ]
}

API

x(name[, attributes][, ...children])

Create XML trees in xast.

Parameters
name

Qualified name (string). Case sensitive and can contain a namespace prefix (such as rdf:RDF).

attributes

Map of attributes (Object.<*>, optional). Nully (null or undefined) or NaN values are ignored, other values are turned to strings.

Cannot be omitted if children is a Node.

children

(Lists of) child nodes (string, Node, Array.<children>, optional). When strings are encountered, they are mapped to text nodes.

Returns

Element.

Security

XML can be a dangerous language: don’t trust user-provided data.

Contribute

See contributing.md in syntax-tree/.github for ways to get started. See support.md for ways to get help.

This project has a Code of Conduct. By interacting with this repository, organisation, or community you agree to abide by its terms.

License

MIT © Titus Wormer