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    Read a File in Node.js with fs.readFile and fs.readFileSync

    Chris AchardChris Achard

    We'll read a csv file in node.js both synchronously, and asynchronously. The file we're reading is a plain text, utf8 file - but you can also use fs.readFile to read a binary file as a buffer. We'll look at the differences between readFile and readFileSync, and show examples of how to catch errors if they occur.



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