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map() Array Method in JavaScript

Published on May 7, 2016
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By Ceferino IV Villareal
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map() Array Method in JavaScript

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Way cooler than using for loops on arrays, map() iterates over an array and creates a new array that has had each item passed through a function:

var drinks = [“coffee soda”, “tea”, “whiskey”];

var coldDrinks = drinks.map(function(drink) {
    return ‘iced ’ + drink;

// [‘iced coffee soda’, ‘iced coffee’, ‘iced whiskey’]

The syntax is very simple:

var newArray = myArray.map(function);

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