There are two keywords which define the accessors functions: a getter and setter for the fullName property. When the property is accessed, the return value from the getter is used. When a value is set, the setter is called and passed the value that was set.
Example: This example describes the use of lang() property to get the value of language property.
Example: This example describes the use of lang() property to set the value of language property.
Note: Getters and Setters are not supported in Internet Explorer 8.
Reasons to use Getters and Setters:
- The syntax for properties and methods are equal.
- Used for doing things behind-the-scenes.
- They can secure better data quality.
- The syntax of this are simpler.
Data Quality: The Getters and Setters are used to securing better data quality.
In the given example below, using the lang property, the lower case value of the language is returned.
Example: This example use lang property and it returns the lower case value of the language.
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