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JavaScript: Chop a string into chunks of a specific length

JavaScript String: Exercise-17 with Solution

Write a JavaScript function to chop a string into chunks of a given length.

Test Data:
console.log(string_chop('w3resource'));
console.log(string_chop('w3resource',2));
console.log(string_chop('w3resource',3));
["w3resource"]
["w3", "re", "so", "ur", "ce"]
["w3r", "eso", "urc", "e"]

Pictorial Presentation:

JavaScript: Chop a string into chunks of a specific length

Sample Solution:-

HTML Code:

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
<meta charset="utf-8">
<title>chop a string into chunks of a given length</title>
</head>
<body>
</body>
</html>

JavaScript Code:

string_chop =  function(str, size){
      if (str == null) return [];
      str = String(str);
      size = ~~size;
return size > 0 ? str.match(new RegExp('.{1,' + size + '}', 'g')) : [str];
}
console.log(string_chop('w3resource'));
console.log(string_chop('w3resource',2));
console.log(string_chop('w3resource',3));

Sample Output:

["w3resource"]
["w3","re","so","ur","ce"]
["w3r","eso","urc","e"]

Flowchart:

Flowchart: JavaScript- Chop a string into chunks of a specific length

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!

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