JS: Object.getPrototypeOf

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Object.getPrototypeOf ( obj )

Return the parent of object obj.

If obj is not a object, it is converted lto object first. If you don't want the conversion, use Reflect.getPrototypeOf. [see JS: Reflect.getPrototypeOf]

console.log (
 Object.getPrototypeOf ( {} ) === Object.prototype
); // true

[see JS: Prototype and Inheritance]

[see JS: Get/Set Prototype]

JS Object and Inheritance

  1. Object Overview
  2. Object Type
  3. Find Object's Type
  4. Prototype Chain
  5. Create Object
  6. Object Literal Expr
  7. Create Object with Parent X
  8. Get/Set Parent
  9. Show Prototype Chain
  10. Prevent Adding Property
  11. Clone Object
  12. Test Object Equality
  13. Add Method to Prototype

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