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Overloading in JavaScript

Dan Silva
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How does overloading in JavaScript work? I'm trying to do it, but it doesn't seem to like it.
Bear Bibeault
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It doesn't.


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Eric Pascarello
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Most people will add an object to the end and add any differences there.


also you can check the arguments.length;



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Or check argument types with the typeof operator. But method overloading as it's known in Java does not exist.
 
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