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JavaScript Object-Oriented JavaScript Getters and Setters Setters

Matthew Russo
Matthew Russo
3,871 Points

Why not use: console.log(ernie._owner); ?

We added a getter method to get the _owner property and log it to the console, but what are the benefits of doing this? Would console.log(ernie._owner) have worked?

2 Answers

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
230,231 Points

That would certainly work just to log the owner of this particular object ("ernie"). But the code example is intended to show you how to create getter methods, which in actual practice would likely be used to do more complex things.

I was also wondering this same thing. Glad I looked here.