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Discussion on: A cheat sheet for working with JSON Data in JavaScript

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James Palermo

That isn’t true. Const means you cannot reassign it, but you can change the value it is assigned to. It also doesn’t protect a variable outside of its own block scope. Scroll to “Not real constant “ section, it’s important to understand.

w3schools.com/js/js_const.asp

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Rahul Banerjee Author

Thanks for sharing the link! I think I had a misunderstanding of the way const works.

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James Palermo

I think I found a solution. You can do this in a function:
localStorage.setItem('NameOfThing', JSON.stringify(yourJSON);

then in another function/scope you can call that so:
let VarNameForThing = JSON.parse(localStorage.getItem('NameOfThing');

that moves the object to wherever you need it. I don't know if its a bad idea for some reason but it seems to work for basic stuff at least.