Bn.js: Detailed Overview & Metrics

v5.2.1(over 1 year ago)

This package was last published over a year ago. It may not be actively maintained.Types definitions are provided via a separate npm package: @types/bn.jsNumber of direct dependencies: 0Monthly npm downloads

bn.js is a JavaScript library for arbitrary-precision decimal arithmetic. It provides a set of functions for performing mathematical operations on large numbers with precision up to 2^53 bits. bn.js is commonly used in cryptographic algorithms, financial calculations, and other applications that require precise numerical computations.

Compared to native JavaScript number handling, bn.js offers a higher level of precision and accuracy, ensuring that calculations are not affected by floating-point errors. It also provides various utility functions for working with big numbers, such as comparison, conversion, and modular arithmetic.

bn.js is actively maintained and widely used in the JavaScript community. It is considered a reliable and efficient solution for handling large numbers in JavaScript applications.

Alternatives: big.js, decimal.js, mathjs

Tags: javascriptarbitrary-precisiondecimalmathematicscryptographic