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How Convert an object into Dictionary in Javascript?


an object with unknown key/values pairs like that:

myObj = {
    key_1: value_1,
    key_2: value_2,
    key_n: value_n
}

convert it into a dictionary of structured objects like this one :

dictOfStructureObjects =
{
 key_1: {
  name: value_1,
  type: 'foo'},
 key_2: {
  name: value_2,
  type: 'foo'},
 key_n: {
  name: value_n,
  type: 'foo'}
}


var dic = snapshot.val();
var arr = Object.keys(dic || {});
var names = arr.map(element => {
    var rObj = {};
    rObj[element.value] = {name: dic[element.value], type: 'foo'};
});

Example 2


function convert(obj) {
    return Object.keys(obj).map(key => ({
        name: key,
        value: obj[key],
        type: "foo"
    }));
}

const myObj = {
    key_1: "value_1",
    key_2: "value_2",
    key_3: "value_3",
};

console.log(convert(myObj));

Output

[
{
"name": "key_1",
"value": "value_1",
"type": "foo"
},
{
"name": "key_2",
"value": "value_2",
"type": "foo"
},
{
"name": "key_3",
"value": "value_3",
"type": "foo"
}
]


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