api-media-type

A Node.js module exporting a map of common media type names to registered IANA media type names. Built specifically to serve the needs of Web APIs.

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api-media-type

A Node.js module exporting a map of common media type names to registered IANA media type names. Built specifically to serve the needs of Web APIs.

This module combines the fields offered by hypermedia-type and data-media-type.

Install

$ npm install api-media-type

Usage

var http = require('http');
var MediaType = require('api-media-type');

http.createServer(function(req, res) {
  res.statusCode = 200;
  res.setHeader('Content-Type', MediaType.SIREN);

  var entity = {
    class: [ 'order' ],
    properties: { 
        orderNumber: 42, 
        itemCount: 3,
        status: 'pending'
    },
    links: [
      { rel: [ 'self' ], href: 'http://api.x.io/orders/42' },
      { rel: [ 'next' ], href: 'http://api.x.io/orders/43' }
    ]
  };

  res.end(JSON.stringify(entity));
}).listen(1337);

Supported Media Types

See documentation for hypermedia-type and data-media-type.

License

MIT

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