isPromiseLike

JavaScript, Type, Function, Promise

Checks if an object looks like a Promise.

  • Check if the object is not null, its typeof matches either object or function and if it has a .then property, which is also a function.
const isPromiseLike = obj =>
  obj !== null &&
  (typeof obj === 'object' || typeof obj === 'function') &&
  typeof obj.then === 'function';
isPromiseLike({
  then: function() {
    return '';
  }
}); // true
isPromiseLike(null); // false
isPromiseLike({}); // false

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