Class Methods

This lesson teaches us how to define methods inside a class and explains the use of get/set methods in classes.

Defining Methods in a Class

A class constructor encapsulates all properties and methods. However, methods can also be defined outside the constructor in a class.

Whenever a method is declared inside a class, it gets defined on the prototype of that class. Hence, whenever an object instance accesses a method, it gets taken from the respective class’s prototype.

Let’s take a look at how that is done.


The following example demonstrates how to define methods outside of the constructor in a class:

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