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JavaScript

Matthew Francis
Matthew Francis
6,967 Points

Express - What does dir mean in req.params.dir.search() do?

Screenshot:

https://gyazo.com/e454509102215a322b92ebeda84d13fa

I know it looks at the URL, but what does dir mean? and what is it's purpose?

1 Answer

Hey Matthew,

I believe the word "dir" in this snippet of code is looking for the direction of which the user votes and specifically looking, via regex search (/^up|down$/) for either the work up or down.

Matthew Francis
Matthew Francis
6,967 Points

Thanks for clarifying it's usage, but do you know what the "dir" literaly means?