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JavaScript

brandonlind2
brandonlind2
7,823 Points

how do you pass an object property as an argument?

for example how would I pass the names of person1 and person2 into the persons function?

function person(age,job,name){ this.age=age; this.name=name; } var person1= new person(24, 'beth'); var person2= new person(30, 'sam');

function persons(person1 ,person2){ console.log(person1 + ' and ' + person2) }

I'm getting a missing after argument syntax error when I type it like

function persons(person1.name,person2.name){ console.log(person1 + ' and ' + person2) }

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
229,645 Points

You can't define a function like that. You might call one giving it specific object properties, but when you define it, you give pure variable names that represent the arguments that will be passed in when called.

Now you could extract properties from the arguments once inside the function, like this:

function persons(person1, person2) {
  console.log(person1.name + ' and ' + person2.name);
}