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troubleshooting Question

constructor definition in javascript

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Dear Experts,

I get confused with the terminology, constructor, in javascript , it always show in javascript
document or internet article.


For example,
function test() {}
var b= new test()
where test() is function constructor always described in those article   What is constructing ?


var mesg="hello";
console.log(mesg); //hello
var mess = new String("hello") ;
console.log(mesg) //String{0:"h",1:"e",2:"l",3:"l",4:"o",Length:5}
console.log(mesg.constructor);  //function String(){ [ native code ] }

What is mesg constructing from mesg.constructor ? What there is [native code] meaning ?
What is native meaning in javascript( i.e. bulit-in code or function) ?


Could we show all String function code inside instead of [native code], OR it is not allowed on browser ?


Is it exactly same meaning of constructor in javascript as in C++ such using "::"

Please advise

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