About the Book
What you'll learn:
- The differences between primitive and reference values
- The various ways of creating an object
- The difference between data properties and accessor properties using ECMAScript 5
- How to define your own constructors
- How to work with and understand prototypes
- Various inheritance patterns for types and objects
- How to create private and privileged object members
- How to prevent modification of objects using ECMAScript 5 functionality
- Who This Book Is for
- Help and Support
Chapter 1: Primitive and Reference Types
- What are types?
- Primitive Types
- Reference Types
- Instantiating Built-in Types
- Identifying Arrays
Chapter 2: Functions
- Declarations vs. Expressions
- Functions as Values
- Object Methods
Chapter 3: Understanding Objects
- Defining Properties
- Detecting Properties
- Removing Properties
- Types of Properties
- Property attributes
- Preventing Object Modification
Chapter 4: Contructors and Prototypes
Chapter 5: Inheritance
- Prototype Chaining and Object.prototype
- Object Inheritance
- Constructor Inheritance
- Constructor Stealing
- Accessing Supertype Methods
Chapter 6: Object Patterns
- Private and Privileged members
- Scope-Safe Constructors
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