JS: Create Object

By Xah Lee. Date: . Last updated: .

There are 3 ways to create a data object.

  1. Literal expression: {…} → Most useful, when you want to use it as a set of key/value pairs for data.
  2. Object.create() → Most powerful and flexible way to create object, because you can specify parent object, properties, property attributes, in one place.
  3. Keyword new, in new function_name() → complex behavior. Most useful when you are writing a object-oriented library.

Object Literal Expression

JS: Object Literal Expression


JS: Object.create

Create Object by Operator “new”

JS: Operator “new”

Create Object with Parent X

JS: Create Object with Parent X

JS Object and Inheritance

  1. Object Overview
  2. Object Type
  3. Prototype and Inheritance
  4. Create Object
  5. Object Literal Expression
  6. Create Object with Parent X
  7. Get/Set Prototype
  8. Prevent Adding Property
  9. Determine Type of Object
  10. Clone Object
  11. Test Object Equality
  12. Add Method to Prototype
  13. Object Object
  14. Object.prototype
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