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JavaScript JavaScript Foundations Objects Methods

setting an anonymous function as a method in another object

How to set the 'genericGreet' function on 'andrew' and 'ryan' as a 'greet' method?

  var genericGreet = function() {
    return "Hello, my name is " + this.name;

  var andrew = {
    name: "Andrew",
    greet: genericGreet ()

  var ryan = {
    name: "Ryan",
    greet: genericGreet ()

1 Answer

Dave McFarland
Dave McFarland
Treehouse Teacher

You can assign a function to an object property. For example:

function foo() {


var objectA = {
  myFoo : foo

You can then call the function on the object (we now call the function a "method of the object") like this: objectA.foo()

Hopefully that's enough of a clue to get you through the challenge. If not, post back here and I can give you the answer.