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node-serialize v0.0.4

Serialize a object including it's function into a JSON.


Serialize a object including it's function into a JSON.

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npm install node-serialize


var serialize = require('node-serialize');

Serialize an object including it's function:

var obj = {
  name: 'Bob',
  say: function() {
    return 'hi ' +;

var objS = serialize.serialize(obj);
typeof objS === 'string';
serialize.unserialize(objS).say() === 'hi Bob';

Serialize an object with a sub object:

var objWithSubObj = {
  obj: {
    name: 'Jeff',
    say: function() {
      return 'hi ' +;

var objWithSubObjS = serialize.serialize(objWithSubObj);
typeof objWithSubObjS === 'string';
serialize.unserialize(objWithSubObjS).say() === 'hi Jeff';

Serialize a circular object:

var objCircular = {};
objCircular.self = objCircular;

var objCircularS = serialize.serialize(objCircular);
typeof objCircularS === 'string';
typeof serialize.unserialize(objCircularS).self.self.self.self === 'object';
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