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    JS_GetTypeName

    Obsolete since JSAPI 34
    This feature is obsolete. Although it may still work in some browsers, its use is discouraged since it could be removed at any time. Try to avoid using it.

    Returns a pointer to the string literal description of a specified JS data type.

    Syntax

    const char *
    JS_GetTypeName(JSContext *cx, JSType type);
    
    Name Type Description
    cx JSContext * Pointer to a JS context from which to derive runtime information.
    type JSType One of JSTYPE_VOID, JSTYPE_OBJECT, JSTYPE_FUNCTION, JSTYPE_STRING, JSTYPE_NUMBER, or JSTYPE_BOOLEAN.

    Description

    JS_GetTypeName returns a pointer to a string literal description of a specified JS data type, type. The following table lists JSTypes and the string literals reported by JS_GetTypeName:

    Type Literal
    JSTYPE_VOID "undefined"
    JSTYPE_OBJECT "object"
    JSTYPE_FUNCTION "function"
    JSTYPE_STRING "string"
    JSTYPE_NUMBER "number"
    JSTYPE_BOOLEAN "boolean"
    Any other value NULL

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