Why is “forEach not a function” for this object?

Why is “forEach not a function” for this object?

This is probably something really dumb, but I don’t understand why this doesn’t work.
var a = {“cat”:”large”};

a.forEach(function(value, key, map){
console.log(value);
});

Uncaught TypeError: a.forEach is not a function
http://jsfiddle.net/ty7z6pse/

Solutions/Answers:

Solution 1:

Object does not have forEach, it belongs to Array prototype. If you want to iterate through each key-value pair in the object and take the values. You can do this:

Object.keys(a).forEach(function (key){
    console.log(a[key]);
});

Usage note: For an object v = {"cat":"large", "dog": "small", "bird": "tiny"};, Object.keys(v) gives you an array of the keys so you get [“cat”,”dog”,”bird”]

Solution 2:

When I tried to access the result from

Object.keys(a).forEach(function (key){
console.log(a[key]);
});

it was plain text result with no key-value pairs
Here is an example

var fruits = {
    apple: "fruits/apple.png",
    banana: "fruits/banana.png",
    watermelon: "watermelon.jpg",
    grapes: "grapes.png",
    orange: "orange.jpg"
}

Now i want to get all links in a separated array , but with this code

    function linksOfPics(obJect){
Object.keys(obJect).forEach(function(x){
    console.log('\"'+obJect[x]+'\"');
});
}

the result of :

linksOfPics(fruits)



"fruits/apple.png"
 "fruits/banana.png"
 "watermelon.jpg"
 "grapes.png"
 "orange.jpg"
undefined

I figured out this one which solves what I’m looking for

  console.log(Object.values(fruits));
["fruits/apple.png", "fruits/banana.png", "watermelon.jpg", "grapes.png", "orange.jpg"]
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