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What does this JavaScript syntax mean?

Sophie Cameron

Joined: Jun 05, 2005
Posts: 24
I encountered this declaration in a JavaScript article but don't know what it means. Does anyone know it? Thanks.

Eric Pascarello

Joined: Nov 08, 2001
Posts: 15376
It is an class/object

Bear Bibeault
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Joined: Jan 10, 2002
Posts: 60810

It creates an anonymous object instance with two properties: Element, and DOCUMENT set to the the values 1 and 2 respectively.

Equivalent to:

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Yuriy Fuksenko
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Joined: Feb 02, 2001
Posts: 413
I think yahoo webservices can return something like that instead of XML - it is theirs work around of domain security. Search for JSON for more info.
I agree. Here's the link:
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