Lodash - startsWith method


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Syntax

_.startsWith([string=''], [target], [position=0])

Checks if string starts with the given target string.

Arguments

  • [string=''] (string) − The string to inspect.

  • [target] (string) − The string to search for.

  • [position=0] (number) − The position to search from.

Output

  • (boolean) − Returns true if string starts with target, else false.

Example

var _ = require('lodash');
var result = _.startsWith('abc', 'b');

console.log(result);

result = _.startsWith('abc', 'b', 1);
console.log(result);

Save the above program in tester.js. Run the following command to execute this program.

Command

\>node tester.js

Output

false
true
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