Array.of()

This is a new technology, part of the ECMAScript 2015 (ES6) standard .
This technology's specification has been finalized, but check the compatibility table for usage and implementation status in various browsers.

The Array.of() method creates a new Array instance with a variable number of arguments, regardless of number or type of the arguments.

Syntax

Array.of(element0[, element1[, ...[, elementN]]])

Parameters

elementN
Elements of which to create the array.

Description

This function is part of the ECMAScript 6 standard. For more information see Array.of and Array.from proposal and Array.of polyfill.

Examples

Array.of(1);         // [1]
Array.of(1, 2, 3);   // [1, 2, 3]
Array.of(undefined); // [undefined]

Polyfill

Running the following code before any other code will create Array.of() if it's not natively available.

if (!Array.of) {
  Array.of = function() {
    return Array.prototype.slice.call(arguments);
  };
}

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
ECMAScript 2015 (6th Edition, ECMA-262)
The definition of 'Array.of' in that specification.
Standard Initial definition.

Browser compatibility

Feature Chrome Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari
Basic support 45 25 (25) Not supported Not supported Not supported
Feature Android Chrome for Android Firefox Mobile (Gecko) IE Mobile Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
Basic support Not supported 39 [1] 25.0 (25) Not supported Not supported Not supported

 

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