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startsWith

startsWith(String, String): Boolean

Returns true or false depending on whether the input string starts with a matching prefix.

Parameters

Name Description

text

The input string.

prefix

A string that identifies the prefix.

Example

This example indicates whether the strings start with a given prefix. Note that you can also use the startsWith(text,prefix) notation (for example, startsWith("Mariano","Mar")).

Source

%dw 2.0
output application/json
---
{
  "yes" : "Mariano" startsWith "Mar",
  "no" : "Mariano" startsWith "Em"
}

Output

{
  "yes": true,
  "no": false
}

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