List Down All Prototype Properties of an Javascript Object

Is there any other way to look up for the prototype properties of an javascript object. Lets say I have like this.

function proton() {
    this.property1 = undefined;
    this.property2 = undefined;

proton.prototype = {

    sample1 : function() {
        return 'something';

    sample2 : function() {
        return 'something';


var my_object = new proton();


returns ["property1", "property2"]


returns ["property1", "property2"]

But what i want to print is the prototype properties of the object my_object.

['sample1', 'sample2']

In order for me to see the prototype properties of that object i need to console.log(object) and from developer tools i can look up for the properties of that object.

But since I am using third party libraries like phaser.js, react.js, create.js so i don't know the list of the prototype properties of a created object from this libraries.

Is there any prototype function of Object to list down all the prototpye properties of a javascript object?



Not a prototype method, but you can use Object.getPrototypeOf to traverse the prototype chain and then get the own property names of each of those objects.

function logAllProperties(obj) {
     if (obj == null) return; // recursive approach

Using this, you can also write a function that returns you an array of all the property names:

function props(obj) {
    var p = [];
    for (; obj != null; obj = Object.getPrototypeOf(obj)) {
        var op = Object.getOwnPropertyNames(obj);
        for (var i=0; i<op.length; i++)
            if (p.indexOf(op[i]) == -1)
    return p;
console.log(props(my_object)); // ["property1", "property2", "sample1", "sample2", "constructor", "toString", "toLocaleString", "valueOf", "hasOwnProperty", "isPrototypeOf", "propertyIsEnumerable"
function prototypeProperties(obj) {
  var result = [];
  for (var prop in obj) {
    if (!obj.hasOwnProperty(prop)) {
  return result;

EDIT: This will grab all the properties that were defined on any ancestor. If you want a more granular control of what is defined where, Bergi's suggestion is good.


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