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function Deno.readTextFile
allow-read

Asynchronously reads and returns the entire contents of a file as an UTF-8 decoded string. Reading a directory throws an error.

const data = await Deno.readTextFile("hello.txt");
console.log(data);

Requires allow-read permission.

Parameters

path: string | URL
optional
options: ReadFileOptions

Returns

Promise<string>