dtype

Return a data type from a string representing the type

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dtype

Return a data type from a string representing the data type.

Mostly useful for using with ndarray where you would like instantiate a typed array of the same array.dtype.

example

var dtype = require('dtype')
var ndarray = require('ndarray')

var arr = ndarray(new Int8Array(32))

// some time later

var newarr = ndarray(new (dtype(arr.dtype)))

API

dtype(string) will return the following data types based on the strings given:

Data type String
Int8Array "int8"
Int16Array "int16"
Int32Array "int32"
Uint8Array "uint8"
Uint16Array "uint16"
Uint32Array "uint32"
Float32Array "float32"
Float64Array "float64"
Array "array"

install

With npm do:

npm install dtype

Use browserify to require('dtype').

release history

  • 0.1.0 - initial release

license

Copyright (c) 2013 Kyle Robinson Young
Licensed under the MIT license.

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