Checking if an array key exists in a JavaScript object or array

For the sake of completeness, you can use the in operator. This is probably the best way to check for missing keys.

	var hi = {hello: "world"};
	alert( hi["hello"] );      // popup box with "world"
	alert( hi["goodbye"] );    // popup boc with "undefined"
	
	// this works even if you have {"goodbye": undefined}
	if( "goodbye" in hi ) {
	    // do something
	}

By Keenlio, June 3, 2014

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