What are the differences between for…of and for…in statements

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Both for…in and for…of statements iterate over js data structures. The only difference is over what they iterate:

  1. for..in iterates over all enumerable property keys of an object
  2. for..of iterates over the values of an iterable object.

Let’s explain this difference with an example:

Since for..in loop iterates over the keys of the object, the first loop logs 0, 1, 2 and newProp while iterating over the array object. The for..of loop iterates over the values of a arr data structure and logs a, b, c in the console.

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