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std/path/posix/mod.ts>basename

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function basename
import { basename } from "https://deno.land/std@0.223.0/path/posix/mod.ts";

Return the last portion of a path. Trailing directory separators are ignored, and optional suffix is removed.

Examples

Example 1

import { basename } from "https://deno.land/std@0.223.0/path/basename.ts";

console.log(basename("/home/user/Documents/")); // "Documents"
console.log(basename("/home/user/Documents/image.png")); // "image.png"
console.log(basename("/home/user/Documents/image.png", ".png")); // "image"

Parameters

path: string
  • path to extract the name from.
optional
suffix = [UNSUPPORTED]
  • suffix to remove from extracted name.

Returns

string