string-iterator

Helper tool for iterating over a string

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StringIterator

Helper tool for iterating over a string

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Installation

$ npm install string-iterator

StringIterator may also be run in a browser environment

<script type='text/javascript' src='StringIterator.js'></script>

Usage

var iter = new StringIterator( "abcdef" );
iter.each(function( c ) {
    console.log( c ); // each character in the string
});

API

iter.index

The current index of the iteration

iter.character

The character at the current index of the iteration

iter.line

The line that the current index is on of the iteration

iter.string

The original string passed into the constructor

iter.length

The length of the original string

iter.c

The character that the index is currently on

iter.prev

The character previous to the current index

iter.next

The character that comes after the current index

iter.chars

The string broken down into an array of individual characters

iter.lines

The string split into an array by newline characters

.goto

Jumps index to the given position

.goto( pos )

.each

Iterates over the string, passing each character back to the callback

.each( callback )

.seek

Auto-skips over the string until it finds the end character (or regex match), and returns the result

.seek( char )
.seek( regex )

.skip

Skips n amount of characters

.skip( n )

.reverse

Reverse iteration n amount characters. Or if a function is passed in, until the callback returns false

.reverse( n )
.reverse( callback )

.restart

Resets iteration internals to the start

.restart()

License

The MIT License

Copyright (c) 2013 Corey Hart

Permission is hereby granted, free of charge, to any person obtaining a copy
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The above copyright notice and this permission notice shall be included in
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FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NONINFRINGEMENT. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE
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