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Javascript method chaining example

Monday, November 10th, 2014

Javascript method chaining is basically a chain of method calls that instead of call multiple times, just get called once and “chained” to one single object instance – the singleton pattern here. Below are some working samples I created after reading a good reference at; to try it out, just copy the codes below and paste it to a notepad and then render in any browser.

<div id="d1">
<h3>Method chaining example</h3>

<a href="javascript:getArea();">Get Area</a>
<br />
<a href="javascript:getPerimeter();">Get Perimeter</a>


<script type="text/javascript">
var rec=new Rectangule();

function getArea()
//alert(rec.Area(3,4)); //this is without chaining
alert(rec.SetParam(3,4).Area()); //chaining


function getPerimeter()

//method chaining

function Rectangule()
var a=0,b=0;

return this; //this is what makes chaining possible.

return a*b;


return 2*(a+b);