Best of Modern JavaScript — Handler Methods

Best of Modern JavaScript — Handler Methods

Useful methods we can add to change object behavior.

Since 2015, JavaScript has improved immensely.

It’s much more pleasant to use it now than ever.

In this article, we’ll look at how to control JavaScript object operations.

Make Objects Non-Configurable

We can make objects non-configurable.

This means that we can’t change the property descriptor of an object.

The property descriptors include the property value, whether the property is writable, or whether it’s configurable.

Configurable means the ability to change the property descriptions of an object.

To disable configurability, we can write:

const obj = {};
Object.defineProperty(obj, 'foo', {
  value: 'bar',
  writable: false,
  configurable: false
});

We defined the obj.foo property with the Object.defineProperty method.

The 3rd argument has the property descriptors.

configurable set to false lets us disable changing property descriptors.

We also set writable to false so that we can’t change the value of the foo property’s value.

The enumerate Trap

ES6 proxies was originally going to include the enumerate trap to lets us change the behavior of the for-in loop.

But it’s removed to simplified proxies.

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