Using ko.utils.arrayForEach to iterate over a observableArray

Computed observables are evaluated immediately during creation. In your case, appViewModel has not been created yet and this will not represent the appViewModel.

There are many ways to ensure that this is correct in this case. Here are two:

  1. Create it outside of your initial object literal:

    var appViewModel = {
       features: ko.observableArray([
           new objFeatures("Feature1", 20),
           new objFeatures("Feature2", 20)
           ])
    };
    
    appViewModel.grandTotal = ko.computed(function() {
        var total = 0;
        ko.utils.arrayForEach(this.features(), function(feature) {
            total += feature.price();
        });
    
        return total;
    }, appViewModel);
    
  2. Create your view model in a function:

    var AppViewModel = function() {
        this.features = ko.observableArray([
            new objFeatures("Feature1", 20),
            new objFeatures("Feature2", 20)
        ]);
    
        this.grandTotal = ko.computed(function() {
            var total = 0;
            ko.utils.arrayForEach(this.features(), function(feature) {
                total += feature.price();
            });
            return total;
        }, this);
    };
    
    ko.applyBindings(new AppViewModel());‚Äč
    

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