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* Turns someCrazyName into Some Crazy Name
* Decent job of acroynyms:
* ABCAcryonym => ABC Acryoynm
* xmlHTTPRequest => Xml HTTP Request
* It also handles numeric values:
* seller1ID => Seller 1 ID
String.prototype.unCamelCase = function(){
return this
// insert a space between lower/number & upper/number
.replace(/([a-z]|[0-9])([A-Z]|[0-9])/g, '$1 $2')
// space before last upper/number in a sequence followed by lower
.replace(/\b([A-Z]+|[0-9]+)([A-Z])([a-z])/, '$1 $2$3')
// uppercase the first character
.replace(/^./, function (str) {
return str.toUpperCase();
// Or, one liner.
String.prototype.unCamelCase=function(){return this.replace(/([a-z]|[0-9])([A-Z]|[0-9])/g,'$1 $2').replace(/\b([A-Z]+|[0-9]+)([A-Z])([a-z])/,'$1 $2$3').replace(/^./,function(s){return s.toUpperCase();})}
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