network-constants

a bunch of network (mainly HTTP) constants for js programs (node + browser), AMD

npm install network-constants
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network-constants.js

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Introduction

A clean declaration of network constants (only HTTP for now) for js programs.

Useful when developing network programs or if you want to use HTTP semantics (REST API).

Works in node.js + browser, AMD.

Full testsuite. No dependencies.

License : public domain (http://unlicense.org/)

Fell free to suggest and contribute.

Interesting reads : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_HTTP_status_codes http://www.codeshttp.com/ (us / french) http://benramsey.com/blog/2009/02/http-status-100-continue-corrections/ http://benramsey.com/blog/2008/04/http-status-201-created-vs-202-accepted/ http://benramsey.com/blog/2008/05/http-status-204-no-content-and-205-reset-content/ http://benramsey.com/blog/2008/05/206-partial-content-and-range-requests/ http://benramsey.com/blog/2009/11/post-vs-put/

Usage

if (typeof define !== 'function') { var define = require('amdefine')(module); } // node only

define(
[
    'network-constants/http'
],
function(http_constants) {
    "use strict";

    console.log( http_constants.methods.get ); // "GET"
    console.log( http_constants.status_codes.status_400_client_error_bad_request ); // 400
    console.log( http_constants.status_messages[404] ); // "Not Found"
    ...

Installation

Bower : bower install network-constants.js Npm : npm install network-constants

Unit tests

Browser : open test_runner/mocha.html Node : npm test

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