Javascript : Filter result from keys

I have the below object:

var colors = {
    key1:"Red",
    key2:"Blue",
    key3:"Green",
    key4:"Black"
}

I also have this array of keys:

var keys = ["key1","key3","key4"]

I want to fetch the corresponding colors from colors. For that, I have written code –

keys.map((key)=>{
    var color= colors.filter(x=>x==key);
});

But I am getting error here –

colors.filter is not a function

>Solution :

To extract each of the keys, map is the correct option but you just need to fetch the corresponding value from colors:

var colors=
{
  key1:"Red",
  key2:"Blue",
  key3:"Green",
  key4:"Black"
};
var keys = ["key1", "key3", "key4"];

const result = keys.map(key => colors[key]);

console.log(result);

Note that if a key doesn’t exist, the value output is undefined. To remove undefined values append .filter(Boolean) at the end (thanks Roko C. Buljan):

const result = keys.map(key => colors[key]).filter(Boolean);

Your issue was you were trying to run filter on an object. filter is not a method on objects, instead it’s an array. If you want to use filter, one option is to use Object.entries like so (but the solution above is far simpler).

var colors=
{
  key1:"Red",
  key2:"Blue",
  key3:"Green",
  key4:"Black"
};
var keys = ["key1", "key3", "key4"];

const result = Object.entries(colors).filter(([key, color]) => keys.includes(key)).map(([, color]) => color);

console.log(result);

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