nfc

Node NFC functionallity through libnfc

npm install nfc
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node-nfc
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A first try at binding libnfc to node. This project is right now not good enough to use. It is also my first real C++ module so dont use it in production. Feel free to contribute.

## Current release
This version only exposes an event that is triggered when a NFC tag is on the reader.

If you still want to try it, here is how it works:


    var nfc = require('nfc').nfc;
    var n = new nfc();

    n.on('uid', function(uid) {
        console.log('UID:', uid);
    });

    n.start();
    
## Installation

To install it, use npm:

    npm install nfc
    
Or to compile it yourself, make sure you have node-gyp

    node-gyp configure
    node-gyp build

## Prerequisites

In order to use the module you need to install libnfc and libusb. Read more about [libnfc here](http://nfc-tools.org/index.php?title=Libnfc)

## Installation errors
Here is a list of possible issues that might come up on installation:

- If you, when installing with npm, get an **error of a missing nfc.h**, it means that libnfc isnt installed correctly.

## License 

(The MIT License)

Copyright (c) 2011 Camilo Tapia <camilo.tapia@gmail.com>

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