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The Art of JavaScript Cloning

There’s a right way and a wrong way to make copies of custom objects

It should be simple. You have a small object. Maybe something like this, defined here with object literal syntax:

const student = {
studentId: '445-13-196',
firstName: 'Tazie,
lastName: 'Yang',
dateOfBirth: new Date(1995, 8, 15)



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Matthew MacDonald

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