Bobby L. Craig

longest

# longest [![NPM version](https://badge.fury.io/js/longest.svg)](http://badge.fury.io/js/longest) [![Build Status](https://travis-ci.org/jonschlinkert/longest.svg)](https://travis-ci.org/jonschlinkert/longest) > Get the longest item in an array. ## Install with [npm](npmjs.org) ```bash npm i longest --save ``` ### Install with [bower](https://github.com/bower/bower) ```bash bower install longest --save ``` ## Running tests Install dev dependencies. ```bash npm i -d && npm test ``` ## Usage ```js var longest = require('longest'); longest(['a', 'abcde', 'abc']); //=> 'abcde' longest(['a', 'abcde', 'abc']).length; //=> 5 ``` ## Related projects * [longest-value](https://github.com/jonschlinkert/longest-value): Get the longest value for the given property from an array of objects. Useful for aligning values. * [right-align-values](https://github.com/jonschlinkert/right-align-values): Right align the values of a given property for each object in an array. Useful for creating text columns or tables. * [right-pad-values](https://github.com/jonschlinkert/right-pad-values): Right pad the values of a given property for each object in an array. Useful for creating text columns or tables. * [repeat-string](https://github.com/jonschlinkert/repeat-string): Repeat the given string n times. Fastest implementation for repeating a string. * [pad-right](https://github.com/jonschlinkert/pad-right): Right pad a string with zeros or a specified string. Fastest implementation. * [pad-left](https://github.com/jonschlinkert/pad-left): Left pad a string with zeros or a specified string. Fastest implementation. ## Running tests Install dev dependencies. ```bash npm i -d && npm test ``` ## Contributing Pull requests and stars are always welcome. For bugs and feature requests, [please create an issue](https://github.com/jonschlinkert/longest/issues) ## Author **Jon Schlinkert** + [github/jonschlinkert](https://github.com/jonschlinkert) + [twitter/jonschlinkert](http://twitter.com/jonschlinkert) ## License Copyright (c) 2015 Jon Schlinkert Released under the MIT license *** _This file was generated by [verb-cli](https://github.com/assemble/verb-cli) on March 31, 2015._