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12/5/2015 - 11:07 AM

Private Properties and Methods Description: JavaScript doesn't have special syntax for private members, you can implement them using a closu

Private Properties and Methods Description: JavaScript doesn't have special syntax for private members, you can implement them using a closure

function Gadget() {
  // private member
  var name = 'iPod';
  // public function
  this.getName = function () {
    return name;
  };
}

var toy = new Gadget();

// `name` is undefined, it's private
console.log(toy.name); // undefined

// public method has access to `name`
console.log(toy.getName()); // "iPod"


var myobj; // this will be the object
(function () {
  // private members
  var name = "my, oh my";
  // implement the public part
  // note -- no `var`
  myobj = {
    // priviledged method
    getName:function () {
      return name;
    }
  };
}());