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Chance.js – A Utility Library To Generate Anything Random For JavaScript

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Chance.js – A Utility Library To Generate Anything Random For JavaScript

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Chance.js is a JavaScript library for generating random data, be it numbers, strings, boolean, etc. The library was written to alleviate the monotony of automated testing, which needed randomness.

However, you can use Chance.js for all your other random needs. Chance.js can generate random value for all the common data types like: bool, character, floating, integer, natural and string.

Chance.js can also generate random text like: paragraph, sentence, syllable and word. Check out the Chance.js website to get a full description of the various type of random data the library can generate. Below is a list of the different data type:

  • Text: paragraph, sentence, syllable, word.
  • Person: age, birthday, first, gender, last name, prefix.
  • Web: color, domain, email, fbid, google_analytics, hashtag, ip, ipv6, klout, tld, twitter.
  • Address: address, areacode, city, coordinates, latitude, longitude, phone, postal, province, radio, state, street, tv, zip.
  • Time: ampm, date, hammertime, hour, millisecond, minute, month, second, timestamp, year.
  • Finance: cc, cc_type, dollar, exp, exp_month, exp_year.

Requirements: None
Demo: http://chancejs.com/
License: MIT License

 

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