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utils for filesystem




FileSystem utils (@hint/utils-fs)

Set of helpers to work with the filesystem.


This package is installed automatically when adding webhint to your project so running the following is enough:

npm install hint --save-dev


  • cwd: Returns the current working directory. Same as process.cwd().
  • fileExtension: Try to determine the resource's file extension.
  • fileName: Returns the name of a file. Same as path.basename().
  • isDirectory: Check if a path is a directory and exists.
  • isFile: Check if a path is a file and exists.
  • loadJSFile: Loads a JavaScript file.
  • loadJSONFile: Loads a JSON a file.
  • pathExists: Check if a path exists.
  • readFileAsync: Convenience wrapper for asynchronously reading file contents.
  • readFile: Convenience wrapper for synchronously reading file contents.
  • writeFileAsync: Convenience wrapper for asynchronously write a file.