Map.prototype[@@iterator]()

The initial value of the @@iterator property is the same function object as the initial value of the entries method.

Syntax

myMap[Symbol.iterator]

Return value

The map iterator function, which is the entries() function by default.

Examples

Using [@@iterator]()

const myMap = new Map()
myMap.set('0', 'foo')
myMap.set(1, 'bar')
myMap.set({}, 'baz')

const mapIter = myMap[Symbol.iterator]()

console.log(mapIter.next().value) // ["0", "foo"]
console.log(mapIter.next().value) // [1, "bar"]
console.log(mapIter.next().value) // [Object, "baz"]

Using [@@iterator]() with for..of

const myMap = new Map()
myMap.set('0', 'foo')
myMap.set(1, 'bar')
myMap.set({}, 'baz')

for (const entry of myMap) {
  console.log(entry)
}
// ["0", "foo"]
// [1, "bar"]
// [{}, "baz"]

for (const [key, value] of myMap) {
  console.log(`${key}: ${value}`)
}
// 0: foo
// 1: bar
// [Object]: baz

Specifications

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See also