shellwords

Manipulate strings according to the word parsing rules of the UNIX Bourne shell.

Shellwords

Shellwords provides functions to manipulate strings according to the word parsing rules of the UNIX Bourne shell. It is based on the Ruby module of the same name.

Add "shellwords" to your package.json file and run npm install.

var shellwords = require("shellwords");
 
shellwords.split("foo 'bar baz'");
// ["foo", "bar baz"] 
 
shellwords.escape("What's up, yo?");
// 'What\\\'s\\ up,\\ yo\\?'