Implementing Inheritance

We'll dive into the nuances of prototypal inheritance and the tools that the language gives us to bend it to our needs. We'll discuss how prototypes and object '__proto__' properties help us implement inheritance.

Inheritance

We now get to another computer science topic: inheritance. Inheritance refers to an object’s ability to access methods and other properties from another object. Objects can inherit things from other objects. Inheritance in JavaScript works through prototypes and this form of inheritance is often called prototypal inheritance.

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