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<title>Object-oriented JavaScript class further exercises</title>
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<p>This example requires you to enter commands in your browser's JavaScript console (see <a href="https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Learn/Common_questions/What_are_browser_developer_tools">What are browser developer tools</a> for more information).</p>
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function Person(first, last, age, gender, interests) {
this.name = {
'first': first,
'last' : last
};
this.age = age;
this.gender = gender;
this.interests = interests;
this.bio = function() {
// First define a string, and make it equal to the part of
// the bio that we know will always be the same.
var string = this.name.first + ' ' + this.name.last + ' is ' + this.age + ' years old. ';
// define a variable that will contain the pronoun part of
// the second sentence
var pronoun;
// check what the value of gender is, and set pronoun
// to an appropriate value in each case
if(this.gender === 'male' || this.gender === 'Male' || this.gender === 'm' || this.gender === 'M') {
pronoun = 'He likes ';
} else if(this.gender === 'female' || this.gender === 'Female' || this.gender === 'f' || this.gender === 'F') {
pronoun = 'She likes ';
} else {
pronoun = 'They like ';
}
// add the pronoun string on to the end of the main string
string += pronoun;
// use another conditional to structure the last part of the
// second sentence depending on whether the number of interests
// is 1, 2, or 3
if(this.interests.length === 1) {
string += this.interests[0] + '.';
} else if(this.interests.length === 2) {
string += this.interests[0] + ' and ' + this.interests[1] + '.';
} else {
// if there are more than 2 interests, we loop through them
// all, adding each one to the main string followed by a comma,
// except for the last one, which needs an and & a full stop
for(var i = 0; i < this.interests.length; i++) {
if(i === this.interests.length - 1) {
string += 'and ' + this.interests[i] + '.';
} else {
string += this.interests[i] + ', ';
}
}
}
// finally, with the string built, we alert() it
alert(string);
};
this.greeting = function() {
alert('Hi! I\'m ' + this.name.first + '.');
};
};
var person1 = new Person('Tammi', 'Smith', 32, 'neutral', ['music', 'skiing', 'kickboxing']);
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