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reactjsHow do I create a zip file using ReactJS?

Creating a zip file using ReactJS is possible using the jszip library.

To create a zip file, first install the library via npm:

npm install jszip

Then, you can import the library into your React component:

import JSZip from 'jszip';

Next, you can create a new Zip object and add files to it:

let zip = new JSZip();
zip.file("Hello.txt", "Hello World\n");

Finally, you can generate the zip file and save it to disk:

    .then(function (blob) {
        saveAs(blob, "example.zip");

This code will create a zip file named example.zip and save it to the user's device.

Parts of the code:

  1. npm install jszip: Installs the jszip library.
  2. import JSZip from 'jszip': Imports the library into the React component.
  3. let zip = new JSZip(): Creates a new Zip object.
  4. zip.file("Hello.txt", "Hello World\n"): Adds a file named Hello.txt with contents Hello World\n to the Zip object.
  5. zip.generateAsync({type:"blob"}): Generates the zip file.
  6. saveAs(blob, "example.zip"): Saves the zip file to the user's device.

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