introspect

A fast and powerful Function introspection

npm install introspect
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A fast and powerful Function introspection. This is such a kind of experiment, any thought on this is welcomed.

Engine

  • nodejs v0.4.12+ (tested with v0.6.x)

Installation with npm

$ npm install introspect

Syntax

introspect(fn);

Parameters

  1. fn (Function): a function to be introspected

Notes

Introspect returns an array of all the function parameters names

Example

var introspect = require('introspect');

function fn (foo, bar, callback) {
  // function body
}

var arguments = introspect(fn);
console.log(arguments);

Benchmark

Benchmark results are pretty good.

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Test

Tests depends on http://vowsjs.org/ then

npm install -g vows
npm install
npm test

tests

License

This software is released under the MIT license cited below.

Copyright (c) 2010 Kilian Ciuffolo, me@nailik.org. All Rights Reserved.

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Software is furnished to do so, subject to the following
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