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JavaScript

Matthew Francis
Matthew Francis
6,967 Points

./ vs __dirname

./ refers to the current working directory

__dirname is always the directory of the current file.

I'm confused by these two terms, could someone give me an example and dumb it down for me? I stackoverflowed this question but I can't seem to comprehend it.

1 Answer

Hey there! While ./ points to the current directory you're working on __dirname gives out the full path of your project, that way is better to use __dirname rather than ./ aka relative paths