Re: Setting up object arrays - loops not loopng enough times

 Daniel Pitts <>
Sun, 21 Oct 2007 01:23:11 -0000
On Oct 20, 5:54 pm, wrote:

On Oct 20, 8:43 pm, "Adam Maass" <>
wrote:> "" <> wrote :

 are elements in the array.

What you probably meant was:

for(int x = 0; x < queue.length; x++){
    queue[x] = '~';


It caused me great confusion in learning JavaScript that what
seems to be the equivalent syntax to Java's for (x: array) {...}

  var arr = new Array(10);

  for (var i in arr) {

would work as the OP had apparently anticipated, i.e., i would take
the values from 0 to 9 in the loop. Since JavaScript arrays
are really more like hash maps between numbers and values
it makes sense there, but it wasn't what I expected. Perl loops
over are similar to Java with

   for my $x(@array) {...}

setting $x to each of the elements of the array.

Are there other languages that do it the way it's implemented
in JavaScript? Perhaps the OP was coming to Java with such a

    Tom McGlynn

Actually, in JavaScript, it would ALSO set the values of any key on
that array object, that wasn't an index.

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