convert-string-to-number

Convert a string to its numerical value (float or integer)

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Convert a string to its numerical value (float or integer)

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Why?

I needed a simple way to parse string numbers to its matching numerical value, for parsing csv formatted files.

Installation

$ npm i convert-string-to-number -S

or
$ yarn add convert-string-to-number

Functions

Take a look into the usage section for a detailed example.

convertStringToNumber

Note: you can also use the default export.

This function converts a string to its numerical value (float, int, or NaN).

Syntax

Returns a number or NaN.
const number = convertStringToNumber(value);
Parameters
  • value: a string

Usage

An example how to use it.
const { convertStringToNumber } = require('convert-string-to-number'); // named export
const converter = require('convert-string-to-number'); // default export

const int = convertStringToNumber('2'); // => 2
const float = converter('2.2'); // => 2.2
const notANumber = converter('franz'); // => NaN

License

MIT © Lukas Aichbauer