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JavaScript JavaScript Basics (Retired) Creating Reusable Code with Functions Getting Information From a Function

Abubakar Musa
Abubakar Musa
Courses Plus Student 587 Points

Can you return more than one value, but not at once?


return message; return value;

can you return these from just one function?

1 Answer

Jennifer Nordell
Jennifer Nordell
Treehouse Teacher

Some languages can return more than one thing at a time. This is known as a tuple. However, standard JavaScript does not currently support that. However, I'm given to understand that it is coming. You can however, return one item and that item can be an array that contains multiple values.

Note: once the return is executed the function also exits.