CHAPTER 7Array, Date, Math, and Type-Related Objects

This chapter discusses in detail the capabilities of JavaScript’s built-in objects, particularly Array, Date, and Math. We will also look into the built-in objects related to the primitive types, such as Boolean, Number, and String, as well as the somewhat misnamed Global object. Notably missing from this chapter is the RegExp object, which requires a significant amount of explanation and is the subject of the next chapter. For each object covered in this chapter, the focus will be primarily on those properties in the ECMAScript 5 specification or on those commonly used and supported by the major browsers. We begin our overview of these built-in objects, proceeding in alphabetical order, starting ...

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