password-generator

Memorable password generator. For the command line, Node.js and the browser.

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password-generator

Memorable password generator. For the command line, Node.js and browsers.

Build Status

browser support

Installation

$ npm install password-generator

Usage

From the CLI

password-generator -h

Displays this help

Generates a memorable password

Options:
  -l  Password length
  -c  Generates a non memorable password  [default: false]
  -p  Pattern to match for the generated password
  -h  Displays this help

Simple memorable pass

password-generator
=> maqetaxaku

Custom length

password-generator -l 30
=> nugiferagiraqadamedewubaqirali

Non memorable

password-generator -c
=> QPnb3gl7_0

Customize the pattern to match for each password character

password-generator -p "[\d\W\w\p]"
=> Je;VgG?{Yd

Any number or letter

password-generator -p "[\w]"
=> 3NHPqzjIAq

Combine multiple strategies 6 memorable and 3 numbers

echo "`password-generator -l 6``password-generator -p "[0-9]" -l 3`"
=> wazawe351

From Node.js

var generatePassword = require('password-generator');

From the browser

<script src="https://raw.github.com/bermi/password-generator/master/dist/password-generator.min.js" type="text/javascript"></script>

Usage

Default settings (memorable 10 letters)
generatePassword() // -> xexeyimahi
Custom length not memorable
generatePassword(12, false) // -> 76PAGEaq6i5c
Characters should match a pattern
generatePassword(12, false, /\d/) // -> 252667390298
Customize the password prefix
generatePassword(12, false, /\d/, 'foo-') // -> foo-67390298

Running tests

npm install
make test

Building

npm install
make all

License

(The MIT License)

Copyright (c) 2011-2012 Bermi Ferrer <bermi@bermilabs.com>

Permission is hereby granted, free of charge, to any person obtaining a copy of this software and associated documentation files (the 'Software'), to deal in the Software without restriction, including without limitation the rights to use, copy, modify, merge, publish, distribute, sublicense, and/or sell copies of the Software, and to permit persons to whom the Software is furnished to do so, subject to the following conditions:

The above copyright notice and this permission notice shall be included in all copies or substantial portions of the Software.

THE SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED 'AS IS', WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NONINFRINGEMENT. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE AUTHORS OR COPYRIGHT HOLDERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY CLAIM, DAMAGES OR OTHER LIABILITY, WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT, TORT OR OTHERWISE, ARISING FROM, OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE SOFTWARE OR THE USE OR OTHER DEALINGS IN THE SOFTWARE.

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