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                // creating an object
var anObject = {
  name: "this is an object",
  "object number": 2,
  more_strings: 3,
  "object array": ["one", "two"]
// is this an object?
console.log("anObject is a " + typeof anObject);
console.log("anObject length " + anObject.length); // objects dont have length

var anArray = [["i am an array"], ["i am an array"]];
console.log("anArray is a " + typeof anArray);
// this will also show that this is an object

console.log("anArray length " + anArray.length); // arrays do have length but are also type of object

// accessing the object values
var object_name =;

var object_number = anObject["object number"]; // to access the object with the string as a name you need to use the brackets similar to an array.

// access it via a dynamic variable name
var obj_var_name = "more_strings";
var more_strings_val = anObject[obj_var_name];
console.log("more_strings_val: " + more_strings_val);

// update objects
anObject["object number"] = 6; // you can use brackets and quotes or = "this is still an object"; // use the . if their is no spaces.

// add new object property
anObject["new property"] = "new property value"; // or
anObject.new_property = "another value";

// delete an object property
delete anObject["new property"];
delete anObject.new_property;

// check if a property exists

// function to check if a property exists
function checkObjExists(checkProp) {
  // Your Code Here
  if (anObject.hasOwnProperty(checkProp)) {
    return anObject[checkProp];
  } else {
    return "Not Found";

// complex objects -- create the main structure then add multiple with a comma
var aComplexObject = {
  "object title": {
    "nested one": {
      val1: "value",
      val2: "value 2"
    "nested two": {
      val1: "value two!",
      val2: "value 2"

// see if we can access to read and then update it. you can use a mixture of . and "" to access the properties.
console.log(aComplexObject["object title"]["nested two"].val1);
aComplexObject["object title"]["nested two"].val1 = "value two!!!";
console.log(aComplexObject["object title"]["nested two"].val1);