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You can add properties to an function in JavaScript. Those who new to JavaScript may get shock. Yes, functions can have properties. Also note, that property is defined outside of original function!!!

Here goes simple example

function displayMessage(message) {
displayMessage.numTimesExecuted = 0;
var a = displayMessage('first object');
var b = displayMessage('second object');
var c = displayMessage('third object');
console.log(displayError.numTimesExecuted);  // 3
alert(displayError.numTimesExecuted);   // 3


Of course this is not a news for those who have object oriented JavaScript knowledge.

My goal here is to invoke interest to those don’t started learning OOPs in JavaScript.


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