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script for mass moving files to <date-published>-<filename>
/**
* utility I used to rename all of my files based on the date
* so that I can use netlify+dropbox to "schedule" posts
* Example...
* original filepath: Apps/chaseadams.io/articles/2019/yolo.md
* frontmatter contains "date: "2019-01-01"
* new filepath: Apps/chaseadams.io/articles/2019/2019-01-01-yolo.md
*/
const fs = require("fs");
const path = require("path");
const root = "./Apps/chaseadams.io/articles";
walkTree(root);
function walkTree(prevPath) {
fs.readdir(prevPath, (err, files) => {
if (err) {
console.error(err);
process.exit(1);
}
files.forEach(filepath => {
const newPath = path.join(prevPath, filepath);
fs.stat(newPath, (err, stats) => {
if (err) {
console.error(err);
process.exit(1);
}
if (stats.isDirectory()) {
walkTree(newPath);
} else {
if (!newPath.match(/\d{4}-\d{2}-\d{2}/)) {
fs.readFile(newPath, "utf8", (err, contents) => {
const frontmatter = contents
.split("---", 2)
.splice(1)[0]
.split("\n")
.forEach(date => {
if (date.startsWith("date: ")) {
date = date.split(": ")[1].replace(/"/g, "");
if (date.match(/T/)) {
date = date.split("T")[0];
}
let newNewPath = newPath.split("/");
newNewPath[newNewPath.length - 1] = `${date}-${
newNewPath[newNewPath.length - 1]
}`;
newNewPath = newNewPath.join("/");
fs.rename(newPath, newNewPath, err => {
if (err) {
console.error(err);
process.exit(1);
}
console.log(
`${newPath} successfully renamed to ${newNewPath}`
);
});
}
});
});
}
}
});
});
});
}
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