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shellwords

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.

Installation

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

Example

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