false (Primitive value)

The Boolean false value.

Availability:

ECMAScript edition - 2
Property/method value type:Boolean primitive

This is a Boolean primitive value representing the logically false state.

Conditional code execution depends on this value to signify the execution of a block of script code.

Warnings:

   var myBoolean = new Boolean(false);
   if(myBoolean)
   	{
   // This branch is called
   	}
   else
   	{
   // You would have expected this one to be called
   	}

See also:Boolean, Boolean, Boolean literal, Definition, true

Cross-references:

ECMA 262 edition 2 - section 9.2

ECMA 262 edition 2 - section 15.6

ECMA 262 edition 3 - section 9.2

ECMA 262 edition 3 - section 15.6