`String.prototype.symbolAt()` (improved `String.prototype.charAt()`)

Mathias Bynens mathias at qiwi.be
Fri Oct 18 13:33:38 PDT 2013


On 18 Oct 2013, at 15:12, Andrea Giammarchi <andrea.giammarchi at gmail.com> wrote:

> so my counter-question would be: is there any way to do that in core so that we can “💩💩💩”.split() it so that we can have an ArrayLike that with [1] gives back the single “💩” and not the whole thing ?

This brings us back to the earlier discussion of whether something like `String.prototype.codePoints` should be added: http://esdiscuss.org/topic/how-to-count-the-number-of-symbols-in-a-string I think it would be useful



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