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How to find a nested object using breadth first search (recursive) https://jsbin.com/zoxekanoki/edit?html,js,output
function containsInNestedObjectDF(obj, val) {
if (obj === val) {
return true;
}
const keys = obj instanceof Object ? Object.keys(obj) : [];
for (const key of keys) {
const objval = obj[key];
const isMatch = containsInNestedObjectDF(objval, val);
if (isMatch) {
return true;
}
}
return false;
}
var nestedObject = {
data: {
info: {
stuff: {
thing: {
moreStuff: {
something: 'foo2',
someVal: 40
}
}
}
}
}
}
let hasIt = containsInNestedObject(nestedObject, 40); // true
let doesntHaveIt = containsInNestedObject(nestedObject, "foo"); // false
console.log(hasIt, doesntHaveIt);
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