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JavaScript

brandonlind2
brandonlind2
7,823 Points

I get "Cannot set property 'weaponGen' of undefine", when creating a method from weaponGen()?

if I have weaponGen as a normal function but if I try to encapsulated it and create a method I get an error? I'm confused because I've defined the object I'm encapsulating it in as generate.

var generate={};
generate.prototype.weaponGen= function(){
                weapons= rangedWeapons.concat(meleeWeapons);
            var randomIndex= Math.floor(Math.random() * weapons.length);
        var weapon=weapons[randomIndex];
        return weapon;  
}

1 Answer

0yzh 󠀠
0yzh 󠀠
17,276 Points

Hey Brandon,

generate.prototype doesn't exist so that's why you are getting the undefined error. The .prototype property is something that functions in JavaScript get access to and in this case you have defined 'generate' as a regular object and not a function.