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__proto__ vs prototype

We explore the __proto__ property on JavaScript Objects, and how it relates to the normal prototype. Basically, the .__proto__ property points to the object that the current object actually will use when doing lookups on the prototype chain, while “.prototype” only exists on functions, in case you want to use those objects as constructors
passed to the new keyword.

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• Full series: Object creation in JavaScript

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