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Old 06-15-2009, 08:31 PM   #1
jchambers
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javascript - class / function in function


Hello all.

I am not sure what the benefit will be to this besides keeping is all together..?
My goal is to create a class for functions I wrote.
The functions all work together for one purpose so I would like them packaged if possible.
The only classes I know are in php so this seems a bit different to me.


I would have thought this would work.?
Code:
function myClass()
{
	var a = "HELLO";
	
	function init()
	{
		alert("MSG: "+ this.a);
	}
	
}

myClass.init;

Can someone please give me a tip and maybe wirte a simple example?

Thank you,
Jon
 
Old 06-15-2009, 09:35 PM   #2
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I can't exactly remember where I saw it, but nested functions in PHP, in short, DON'T! If I remember correctly, it has something to do with PHP being a script language, as opposed to a compiled language.

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Old 06-15-2009, 09:40 PM   #3
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Well, he's asking about JS.. not PHP.

some basic info: http://webdevelopersjournal.com/arti...js_begin3.html
 
Old 06-15-2009, 10:33 PM   #4
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Thank you both for the reply.


jlinkels - Yes thanks, I know not do that in php, but I did not see alternative in javascript.

grizly - I skimmed through it before. I will give it a good read.


Now I see am going down the wrong path. Nesting functions I see is not the answer. It works with separate functions (non nested) and I will leave it at that for now.

Jon
 
  


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