What is the !! (not not) operator in JavaScript?

It converts Object to boolean. If it was falsey (e.g., 0, null, undefined, etc.), it would be false, otherwise, true.

!object  // Inverted Boolean
!!object // Noninverted Boolean, so true Boolean representation

So !! is not an operator; it’s just the ! operator twice.

It may be simpler to do:

Boolean(object) // Boolean

Real World Example “Test IE version”:

const isIE8 = !! navigator.userAgent.match(/MSIE 8.0/);
console.log(isIE8); // Returns true or false

If you ⇒

console.log(navigator.userAgent.match(/MSIE 8.0/));
// Returns either an Array or null

But if you ⇒

console.log(!!navigator.userAgent.match(/MSIE 8.0/));
// Returns either true or false

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