You can pipe into Node.js (#tilPost)

In July 2017 I wrote about ways to execute JavaScript snippets from your clipboard using process substitution. The snippet that I’m using since then to execute JavaScript snippets quickly is the following…
$ node <(pbpaste)

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In July 2017 I wrote about ways to execute JavaScript snippets from your clipboard using process substitution. The snippet that I'm using since then to execute JavaScript snippets quickly is the following...

$ node <(pbpaste)

Today I came across a tweet by Julian Gruber and it turns out you use the pipe operator with the Node.js binary directly.

$ pbpaste | node

The result is the same but it looks nicer and feels better that using process substituion (<(...)). I have no idea how I missed this Node.js detail and checked the previous versions of Node.js and it works going down to Node.js v4 (that's what I have available on my machine). Good to know!


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https://github.com/addpipe/simple-recorderjs-demo