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    This is an experimental technology, part of the ECMAScript 6 (Harmony) proposal.
    Because this technology's specification has not stabilized, check the compatibility table for usage in various browsers. Also note that the syntax and behavior of an experimental technology is subject to change in future version of browsers as the spec changes.


    The get() method returns a specified element from a Map object.




    Required. The key of the element to return from the Map object.

    Return value

    Returns the element associated with the specified key or undefined if the key can't be found in the Map object.


    Example: Using the get method

    var myMap = new Map();
    myMap.set("bar", "foo");
    myMap.get("bar");  // Returns "foo".
    myMap.get("baz");  // Returns undefined.


    Specification Status Comment
    ECMAScript 6 (ECMA-262)
    The definition of 'Map.prototype.get' in that specification.
    Release Candidate Initial definition.

    Browser compatibility

    Feature Chrome Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari
    Basic support 38 13.0 (13.0) 11 25 7.1
    Feature Android Chrome for Android Firefox Mobile (Gecko) IE Mobile Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
    Basic support Not supported 38 13.0 (13.0) Not supported Not supported iOS 8

    Chrome-specific notes

    • The feature is available behind a preference. In chrome://flags, activate the entry “Enable Experimental JavaScript”.

    See also

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