How to convert a windows file path to unix path in JavaScript

In this Article we will go through how to convert a windows file path to unix path only using single line of code in JavaScript. This is a one-line JavaScript code snippet that uses one of the most popular ES6 features => Arrow Function.

Let's define this short function:

const toUnixPath = path => path.replace(/[\\/]+/g, '/').replace(/^([a-zA-Z]+:|\.\/)/, '');

#Example

toUnixPath('./foo/bar/baz');        // foo/bar/baz
toUnixPath('C:\\foo\\bar\\baz');    // /foo/bar/baz
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