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JavaScript: Convert a string in abbreviated form

JavaScript String: Exercise-5 with Solution

Write a JavaScript function to convert a string in abbreviated form.

Pictorial Presentation:

JavaScript: Convert a string in abbreviated form

Test Data :
console.log(abbrev_name("Robin Singh"));
"Robin S."

Sample Solution:-

HTML Code:

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
<meta charset="utf-8">
<title>Convert a string in abbreviated form</title>
</head>
<body>
</body>
</html>

JavaScript Code:

abbrev_name = function (str1) {
    var split_names = str1.trim().split(" ");
    if (split_names.length > 1) {
        return (split_names[0] + " " + split_names[1].charAt(0) + ".");
    }
    return split_names[0];
};
console.log(abbrev_name("Robin Singh"));

Sample Output:

Robin S.

Flowchart:

Flowchart: JavaScript- Convert a string in  abbreviated form

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