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JavaScript AJAX Basics (retiring) jQuery and AJAX Add a callback

add callback function

im getting a parse error from my code

app.js
$.get("footer.html"), function (response){
});
index.html
<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
  <meta charset="utf-8">
  <title>AJAX with JavaScript</title>
</head>
<body>
  <div id="main">
    <h1>AJAX with jQuery</h1>
  </div>
  <div id="footer"></div>
  <script src="jquery.js"></script>
  <script src="app.js"></script>
</body>
</html>

2 Answers

-*ok i got it, u first have to declare the variable callback var callback = function(response) { }; $.get("footer.html", callback);

It works just fine the way you did it the first time. In fact it is the "idiomatic" way to do it. Using anonymous functions is very common usage pattern for registering event handlers in JS. Just look at my response below.

You have an extra closing parenthesis after the URL string (which is the first argument for the $get method); please remove it. It should look like this:

$.get("footer.html", function (response){
});

ok thank you very helpful