On Apr 10, 8:36 pm, chrysanthe m <chrysant...@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi, again
> Sorry for being obtuse.  But can someone help me and even understand how to
> write a function and call it on a hash that will take a value, compare it
> against each of the keys in the hash, on match delete the key/value, and
> return the hash.  tia.

Consider using a plain object:

  var o = {foo:'foo', bar:'bar'};

  function removeProperty(obj, prop) {

    if (prop in obj) {
      delete obj[prop];
    } else {
      return prop + ' not in object';


  removeProperty(o, 'foo');


No need to "return" the object, it is modified in place.


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