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  • author: #alex

This is an npm module that we use working with file systems.

Get a working directory

var folder_name = __dirname;

Get process directory

var appPath = process.cwd();

Check if a folder exists

var dir = folder_name+"/automations/data";
if (!fs.existsSync(dir)){

Write a file

fs.writeFileSync(folder_name+"/automations/data/error.txt", '');

Append to a file

fs.appendFileSync('message.txt', 'data to append');

Read a file

var crawl_data = fs.readFileSync(folder_name+'/automations/data/setup_gstin.json');

Read file line by line

const fs = require('fs');
const readline = require('readline');
var folder_name = __dirname;

const fileStream = fs.createReadStream(folder_name + "/filings.txt");
const rl = readline.createInterface({
	input: fileStream,
	crlfDelay: Infinity
await async.eachLimit(rl,3,async function(line){

Get list of files in a directory

var files = fs.readdirSync(directoryPath);

Get file size

var stats = fs.statSync("myfile.txt")
var fileSizeInBytes = stats.size;

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