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JavaScript Object-Oriented JavaScript Object Basics Object Literals and Components of Objects

What is encapsulation?

Encapsulation is assigning object to a variable am i correct?

2 Answers

Encapsulation describes consolidating an object’s properties and methods into a package and attaching it to a variable.

John Meade
John Meade
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Encapsulation, in the broad sense that this video seems to be intending, is simply the ability to take related information (in this case properties and methods) and store them in a single unit (object). Often the word encapsulation comes up when talking about controlling how information or methods are accessible or kept private within the object; but that piece of it will come later in the course I'm sure.