Encode & decode HTML & XML entities with ease & speed.
npm install entities
const entities = require("entities"); //encoding entities.escape("&"); // "&#38;" entities.encodeXML("&"); // "&#38;" entities.encodeHTML("&"); // "&#38;" //decoding entities.decodeXML("asdf & ÿ ü '"); // "asdf & ÿ ü '" entities.decodeHTML("asdf & ÿ ü '"); // "asdf & ÿ ü '"
This is how
entities compares to other libraries on a very basic benchmark
scripts/benchmark.ts, for 10,000,000 iterations):
This libary wouldn't be possible without the work of these individuals. Thanks to
- @mathiasbynens for his explanations
about character encodings, and his library
he, which was one of the inspirations for
- @inikulin for his work on optimized tries for
decoding HTML entities for the
- @mdevils for taking on the challenge of
producing a quick entity library with his
entitieswould be quite a bit slower if there wasn't any competition. Right now
entitiesis on top, but we'll see how long that lasts!
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