ES6 Depth-first object (tree) search

A co-worker recently asked about searching for properties in a JavaScript object, where the properties could be located in unspecified locations within the object (not nested though). This was the job for a depth-first tree search! I don’t get to post about more traditional computer science topics very frequently, so I thought I’d share my little ES6 recursive search function:

Explanation (commented source)

Example

This code can be used like so:

 

Author: Michael Jasper

Michael is a Web Developer located in Northern Utah. When not programming, he enjoys spending time with his family, exploring the great-outdoors, and hit-and-miss cooking experiments.