Returns the target value in a nested JSON object, based on the given key.

Use the in operator to check if target exists in obj.
If found, return the value of obj[target], otherwise use Object.values(obj) and Array.prototype.reduce() to recursively call dig on each nested object until the first matching key/value pair is found.


const dig = (obj, target) =>
  target in obj
    ? obj[target]
    : Object.values(obj).reduce((acc, val) => {
        if (acc !== undefined) return acc;
        if (typeof val === 'object') return dig(val, target);
      }, undefined);


const data = {
  level1: {
    level2: {
      level3: 'some data'
dig(data, 'level3'); // 'some data'
dig(data, 'level4'); // undefined