split-by-header

Split binary streams by length fields in messages' headers

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split-by-header

Split binary streams by length fields in messages' headers.

Use this for example to parse streaming data without writing a streaming parser if your chunks are reasonably small.

Usage

var split = require('split-by-header');

// The header is a one byte int
var splitter = split('UInt8');

splitter.on('data', console.log);
// => <Buffer 01 01>>

splitter.write(new Buffer([3, 1, 1]));

API

split(type)

Supported types are are {8,16,32} bit (un)signed integers in BE & LE. See node api Just leave away the read from the node core method.

License

(MIT)

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