JavaScript Functions

Javascript: Object-oriented programing language that adds interactivity to websites.  Allows less server interaction as you can validate user input before sending it off to the server — this leads to lower server load & traffic.

Higher-order functions:  A function that takes other function(s) as arguments, or returns a function as its result.

Callback function:  A function that is passed into another function as an argument.  It’s being “called back” by the higher-order function.

Closure:  global variables can be made local or private using closures.  A closure gives you access to an outer function’s scope from an inner function.

 

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JavaScript Functions

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