Chapter 11. JavaScript: Objects


My object all sublime I shall achieve in time.

 --W. S. Gilbert

Is it a world to hide virtues in?

 --William Shakespeare

Good as it is to inherit a library, it is better to collect one.

 --Augustine Birrell

A philosopher of imposing stature doesn’t think in a vacuum. Even his most abstract ideas are, to some extent, conditioned by what is or is not known in the time when he lives.

 --Alfred North Whitehead


In this chapter you will learn:

  • Object-based programming terminology and concepts.

  • The concepts of encapsulation and data hiding.

  • The value of object orientation.

  • To use the JavaScript objects Math, String, Date, Boolean and Number.

  • To use the browser’s document and window objects.

  • To use cookies.

  • To represent ...

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