Read a chunk from a file


Keywords
read, file, readfile, fs, chunk, slice, part, head, tail, buffer, fd, open
License
MIT
Install
npm install read-chunk@3.2.0

Documentation

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Read a chunk from a file

Because the built-in way requires way too much boilerplate.

Install

$ npm install read-chunk

Usage

const readChunk = require('read-chunk');

// foo.txt => hello

readChunk.sync('foo.txt', 1, 3);
//=> 'ell'

API

readChunk(filePath, startPosition, length)

Returns a Promise<Buffer> with the read chunk.

readChunk.sync(filePath, startPosition, length)

Returns a Buffer with the read chunk.

filePath

Type: string

startPosition

Type: number

Position to start reading.

length

Type: number

Number of bytes to read.

License

MIT © Sindre Sorhus