JavaScript substrings : the difference between substring() and substr()

As I tend to forget this all the time, a note to myself (again):

  • substr() takes 2 parameters: start and length.
  • substring() takes 2 parameters: start and stop.

Subtle difference, yet a great impact.

Published by Bramus!

Bramus is a frontend web developer from Belgium, working as a Chrome Developer Relations Engineer at Google. From the moment he discovered view-source at the age of 14 (way back in 1997), he fell in love with the web and has been tinkering with it ever since (more …)

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