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JavaScript Array map()

Examples

Return a new array with the square root of all element values:

const numbers = [4, 9, 16, 25];
const newArr = numbers.map(Math.sqrt)
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Multiply all the values in an array with 10:

const numbers = [65, 44, 12, 4];
const newArr = numbers.map(myFunction)

function myFunction(num) {
  return num * 10;
}
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More examples below.


Definition and Usage

map() creates a new array from calling a function for every array element.

map() calls a function once for each element in an array.

map() does not execute the function for empty elements.

map() does not change the original array.


Syntax

array.map(function(currentValue, index, arr), thisValue)

Parameters

Parameter Description
function() Required.
A function to be run for each array element.
currentValue Required.
The value of the current element.
index Optional.
The index of the current element.
arr Optional.
The array of the current element.
thisValue Optional.
Default value undefined.
A value passed to the function to be used as its this value.

Return Value

Type Description
An arrayThe results of a function for each array element.


More Examples

Get the full name for each person:

const persons = [
  {firstname : "Malcom", lastname: "Reynolds"},
  {firstname : "Kaylee", lastname: "Frye"},
  {firstname : "Jayne", lastname: "Cobb"}
];

persons.map(getFullName);

function getFullName(item) {
  return [item.firstname,item.lastname].join(" ");
}
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Browser Support

map() is an ECMAScript5 (ES5) feature.

ES5 (JavaScript 2009) fully supported in all browsers:

Chrome IE Edge Firefox Safari Opera
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