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Recreate parseFloat()?

How to recreate parseFloat() from JavaScript to microScript.

Good question. In addition to that, what is the best way to convert a string that contains a number into a 'real' number?
Yes, one could loop through it and evaluate with multiple if .. then's ..., but that would be kind of excessive ...

A parseFloat function could certainly help, I will add that to my todo list.

String and numbers in microScript actually rely a lot on the equivalent JavaScript types, thus you can use this simple hack to convert a string type to a number type:

mynumber = mystring * 1

The string will be automatically cast to a number when you try to apply an arithmetic operator to it (unless the operator is +, which also serves to concatenate strings).

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