titlecase

Intelligently converting strings to title case (an enhanced fork of David Gouch's library)

David Gouch's String#toTitleCase() for Node.js

This is a fork of David Gouch's excellent String#toTitleCase() method inspired by John Gruber's post on the topic

I've simply taken it off the String prototype and exported it from a simple module.

var toTitleCase = require('titlecase')
 
console.log(toTitleCase('foo bar baz'))

See Gouch's page with inline converter. Also see this excellent table of test case results for different converters.

In addition, I've added a more comprehensive list of words to not capitalise that includes articles, prepositions and conjunctions (see source files for lists), I'm calling this "lax title case", use it like so:

var toLaxTitleCase = require('titlecase').toLaxTitleCase
 
console.log(toLaxTitleCase('foo bar baz'))

Original README:

To Title Case for JavaScript

Instructions: Include the to-title-case.js script and use the new .toTitleCase() method on the string you want converted.

  • Acknowledge characters outside of US-ASCII
  • Fix bug related to hyphenated small words
  • Replace baby's first testing script with the QUnit framework
  • Fixed IE 7 breakage introduced in 2.0. Don't treat strings like character arrays.
  • 15% less code and 35% easier to understand.
  • Small words list moved to variable for easy modification.
  • Test titles rewritten to focus on a single issue per title.
  • More braces to make style guides and JSLint happier.

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