Object.prototype.eval()

Obsolete
This feature is obsolete.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.

Summary

The obj.eval() method used to evaluate a string of JavaScript code in the context of an object, however, this method has been removed.

Syntax

obj.eval(string)

Parameters

string
Any string representing a JavaScript expression, statement, or sequence of statements. The expression can include variables and properties of existing objects.

Description

The eval method can no longer be used as a method of an object. Use the top-level eval function instead.

Specifications

Not part of any specifications.

Browser compatibility

Feature Chrome Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari
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Feature Android Chrome for Android Firefox Mobile (Gecko) IE Mobile Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
Basic support Not supported Not supported Not supported Not supported Not supported Not supported

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