Object Oriented Programming - Define a Constructor Function

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Don’t have issues in terms of test passing.
Just want to ask: we can’t use arrow functions for constructors like below?

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const Dog = () => {
this.name = 'someName';
this.color = 'someColor';
this.numLegs = 4;
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Challenge: Object Oriented Programming - Define a Constructor Function

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No, you cannot use Arrow Functions for constructors. It is one of the limitations of using arrow functions (or you can as well say it is one of the rules come into play). See this for more details: JavaScript Arrow Functions @MDN.

There are two points of interest in the linked documentation:

  • Arrow functions don’t have their own bindings to this
  • Arrow functions cannot be used as constructors
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