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JavaScript: Check whether an 'input' is a string or not

JavaScript String: Exercise-1 with Solution

Write a JavaScript function to check whether an 'input' is a string or not.

Test Data:
console.log(is_string('w3resource'));
true
console.log(is_string([1, 2, 4, 0]));
false

Pictorial Presentation:

JavaScript: Check whether an 'input' is a string or not

Sample Solution:-

HTML Code:

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
<meta charset="utf-8">
<title>Check whether an input is a string or not</title>
</head>
<body>
</body>
</html>

JavaScript Code:

is_string = function(input) {
  if (Object.prototype.toString.call(input) === '[object String]')
    return true;
  else
    return false;   
    };
console.log(is_string('w3resource'));
console.log(is_string([1, 2, 4, 0]));

Sample Output:

true
false

Flowchart:

Flowchart: JavaScript- Check  whether an 'input' is a string or not

Live Demo:

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JavaScript: Tips of the Day

Tagged template literals

function getPersonInfo(one, two, three) {
  console.log(one);
  console.log(two);
  console.log(three);
}

const person = 'Lydia';
const age = 21;

getPersonInfo`${person} is ${age} years old`;

If you use tagged template literals, the value of the first argument is always an array of the string values. The remaining arguments get the values of the passed expressions!

Ref: https://bit.ly/323Y0P6