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vm-browserify

vm module for the browser

    1.1.2latest

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40
Weekly downloads
11,979,580
increased by0.53%

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1.1.2 - 2019-11-04

  • Update another jQuery reference in the readme. (https://github.com/browserify/vm-browserify/pull/27)
  • Get rid of jQuery references altogether from samples and readme. (https://github.com/browserify/vm-browserify/commit/d509e8e5afb7b1ead191cbbd49c37a3fb934b2dc)

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vm-browserify

emulate node's vm module for the browser

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example

Just write some client-side javascript:

var vm = require('vm'); window.addEventListener('load', function () { var res = vm.runInNewContext('a + 5', { a : 100 }); document.querySelector('#res').textContent = res; });

compile it with browserify:

browserify entry.js -o bundle.js

then whip up some html:

<html> <head> <script src="/bundle.js"></script> </head> <body> result = <span id="res"></span> </body> </html>

and when you load the page you should see:

result = 105

methods

vm.runInNewContext(code, context={})

Evaluate some code in a new iframe with a context.

Contexts are like wrapping your code in a with() except slightly less terrible because the code is sandboxed into a new iframe.

install

This module is depended upon by browserify, so you should just be able to require('vm') and it will just work. However if you want to use this module directly you can install it with npm:

npm install vm-browserify

license

MIT

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What is vm-browserify?

vm module for the browser

Is vm-browserify popular?

The npm package vm-browserify receives a total of 11,447,974 weekly downloads. As such, vm-browserify popularity was classified as popular.

Is vm-browserify well maintained?

We found that vm-browserify demonstrated a not healthy version release cadence and project activity. It has 40 open source maintainers collaborating on the project.

Last updated on 04 Nov 2019
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