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fast-levenshtein

Efficient implementation of Levenshtein algorithm with locale-specific collator support.

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fast-levenshtein - Levenshtein algorithm in Javascript

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A Javascript implementation of the Levenshtein algorithm with locale-specific collator support. This uses fastest-levenshtein under the hood.

Features

  • Works in node.js and in the browser.
  • Locale-sensitive string comparisons if needed.
  • Comprehensive test suite.

Installation

$ npm install fast-levenshtein

CDN

The latest version is now also always available at https://npm-cdn.com/pkg/fast-levenshtein/

Examples

Default usage

var levenshtein = require('fast-levenshtein'); var distance = levenshtein.get('back', 'book'); // 2 var distance = levenshtein.get('我愛你', '我叫你'); // 1

Locale-sensitive string comparisons

It supports using Intl.Collator for locale-sensitive string comparisons:

var levenshtein = require('fast-levenshtein'); levenshtein.get('mikailovitch', 'Mikhaïlovitch', { useCollator: true}); // 1

Building and Testing

To build the code and run the tests:

$ npm install -g grunt-cli $ npm install $ npm run build

Performance

This uses fastest-levenshtein under the hood.

Contributing

If you wish to submit a pull request please update and/or create new tests for any changes you make and ensure the grunt build passes.

See CONTRIBUTING.md for details.

License

MIT - see LICENSE.md

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What is fast-levenshtein?

Efficient implementation of Levenshtein algorithm with locale-specific collator support.

Is fast-levenshtein popular?

The npm package fast-levenshtein receives a total of 22,591,651 weekly downloads. As such, fast-levenshtein popularity was classified as popular.

Is fast-levenshtein well maintained?

We found that fast-levenshtein demonstrated a not healthy version release cadence and project activity because the last version was released a year ago.It has 1 open source maintainer collaborating on the project.

Last updated on 22 Jul 2020
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