@stdlib/ndarray-base-dtype-char
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    Return the single letter abbreviation for an underlying array data type.

    Installation

    npm install @stdlib/ndarray-base-dtype-char

    Usage

    var dtypeChar = require( '@stdlib/ndarray-base-dtype-char' );

    dtypeChar( dtype )

    Returns the single letter character abbreviation for an underlying array data type.

    var ch = dtypeChar( 'float64' );
    // returns 'd'
    
    ch = dtypeChar( 'generic' );
    // returns 'o'

    If provided an unknown or unsupported data type, the function returns null.

    var ch = dtypeChar( 'foobar' );
    // returns null

    Examples

    var dtypeChar = require( '@stdlib/ndarray-base-dtype-char' );
    
    var dtypes;
    var ch;
    var i;
    
    dtypes = [
        'float64',
        'float32',
        'int8',
        'uint8',
        'uint8c',
        'int16',
        'uint16',
        'int32',
        'uint32',
        'binary',
        'generic',
        'foobar'
    ];
    
    for ( i = 0; i < dtypes.length; i++ ) {
        ch = dtypeChar( dtypes[ i ] );
        console.log( '%s => %s', dtypes[ i ], ch );
    }

    Notice

    This package is part of stdlib, a standard library for JavaScript and Node.js, with an emphasis on numerical and scientific computing. The library provides a collection of robust, high performance libraries for mathematics, statistics, streams, utilities, and more.

    For more information on the project, filing bug reports and feature requests, and guidance on how to develop stdlib, see the main project repository.

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    See LICENSE.

    Copyright

    Copyright © 2016-2021. The Stdlib Authors.

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