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readFileLines

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Returns an array of lines from the specified file.

Use readFileSync function in fs node package to create a Buffer from a file. convert buffer to string using toString(encoding) function. creating an array from contents of file by spliting file content line by line (each \n).

const fs = require('fs');
const readFileLines = filename =>
  fs
    .readFileSync(filename)
    .toString('UTF8')
    .split('\n');