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/**
* Produces a function which uses template strings to do simple interpolation from objects.
*
* Usage:
* var makeMeKing = generateTemplateString('${name} is now the king of ${country}!');
*
* console.log(makeMeKing({ name: 'Bryan', country: 'Scotland'}));
* // Logs 'Bryan is now the king of Scotland!'
*/
var generateTemplateString = (function(){
var cache = {};
function generateTemplate(template){
var fn = cache[template];
if (!fn){
// Replace ${expressions} (etc) with ${map.expressions}.
var sanitized = template
.replace(/\$\{([\s]*[^;\s\{]+[\s]*)\}/g, function(_, match){
return `\$\{map.${match.trim()}\}`;
})
// Afterwards, replace anything that's not ${map.expressions}' (etc) with a blank string.
.replace(/(\$\{(?!map\.)[^}]+\})/g, '');
fn = Function('map', `return \`${sanitized}\``);
}
return fn;
};
return generateTemplate;
})();
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