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JavaScript

Erik L
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Erik L
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Ajax not working as it should???

hello I have finished this video https://teamtreehouse.com/library/a-real-world-example, however my code is not working

this is my html:

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
  <meta charset="utf-8">
  <title>AJAX Office Status Widget</title>
  <link href='http://fonts.googleapis.com/css?family=Varela+Round' rel='stylesheet' type='text/css'>
  <link rel="stylesheet" href="css/main.css">
  <script src="js/widget.js"></script>
</head>
<body>
  <div class="grid-container centered">
    <div class="grid-100">
      <div class="contained">
        <div class="grid-100">
          <div class="heading">
            <h1>Corporate Intranet</h1>
          </div>
        </div>
        <section class="grid-70 main">
          <h2>Lorem Ipsum Headline</h2>
          <p>Sed ut perspiciatis unde omnis iste natus error sit voluptatem accusantium doloremque laudantium, totam rem aperiam, eaque ipsa quae ab illo inventore veritatis et quasi architecto beatae vitae dicta sunt explicabo. Nemo enim ipsam voluptatem quia voluptas sit aspernatur aut odit aut fugit, sed quia consequuntur magni dolores eos qui ratione voluptatem sequi nesciunt. Neque porro quisquam est, qui dolorem ipsum quia dolor sit amet, consectetur, adipisci velit, sed quia non numquam eius modi tempora incidunt ut labore et dolore magnam aliquam quaerat voluptatem. Ut enim ad minima veniam, quis nostrum exercitationem ullam corporis suscipit laboriosam, nisi ut aliquid ex ea commodi consequatur? Quis autem vel eum iure reprehenderit qui in ea voluptate velit esse quam nihil molestiae consequatur, vel illum qui dolorem eum fugiat quo voluptas nulla pariatur?</p>
          <p>Sed ut perspiciatis unde omnis iste natus error sit voluptatem accusantium doloremque laudantium, totam rem aperiam, eaque ipsa quae ab illo inventore veritatis et quasi architecto beatae vitae dicta sunt explicabo. Nemo enim ipsam voluptatem quia voluptas sit aspernatur aut odit aut fugit, sed quia consequuntur magni dolores eos qui ratione voluptatem sequi nesciunt. Neque porro quisquam est, qui dolorem ipsum quia dolor sit amet, consectetur, adipisci velit, sed quia non numquam eius modi tempora incidunt ut labore et dolore magnam aliquam quaerat voluptatem. Ut enim ad minima veniam, quis nostrum exercitationem ullam corporis suscipit laboriosam, nisi ut aliquid ex ea commodi consequatur? Quis autem vel eum iure reprehenderit qui in ea voluptate velit esse quam nihil molestiae consequatur, vel illum qui dolorem eum fugiat quo voluptas nulla pariatur?</p>
          <p>Sed ut perspiciatis unde omnis iste natus error sit voluptatem accusantium doloremque laudantium, totam rem aperiam, eaque ipsa quae ab illo inventore veritatis et quasi architecto beatae vitae dicta sunt explicabo. Nemo enim ipsam voluptatem quia voluptas sit aspernatur aut odit aut fugit, sed quia consequuntur magni dolores eos qui ratione voluptatem sequi nesciunt. Neque porro quisquam est, qui dolorem ipsum quia dolor sit amet, consectetur, adipisci velit, sed quia non numquam eius modi tempora incidunt ut labore et dolore magnam aliquam quaerat voluptatem. Ut enim ad minima veniam, quis nostrum exercitationem ullam corporis suscipit laboriosam, nisi ut aliquid ex ea commodi consequatur? Quis autem vel eum iure reprehenderit qui in ea voluptate velit esse quam nihil molestiae consequatur, vel illum qui dolorem eum fugiat quo voluptas nulla pariatur?</p>
        </section>
        <aside class="grid-30 list">
          <h2>Employee Office Status</h2>
          <div id="employeeList">

          </div>
        </aside>
        <footer class="grid-100">
          <p>Copyright, The Intranet Corporation</p>
        </footer>
      </div>
    </div>
  </div>
</body>
</html>

this is my js file:

function getJSON(url) {
    return new Promise(function(resolve, reject) {
        var xhr = new XMLHttpRequest();
        xhr.open('GET', url);
        xhr.onreadystatechange = handleResponse;
        xhr.onerror = function (error) { reject(error); };
        xhr.send();

        function handleResponse() {
          if(xhr.readyState === 4) {
              if ( xhr.status === 200) {
                var employees = JSON.parse(xhr.responseText);
                //get employee data
                resolve(employees) 
              } else{
                  //call reject callback when status code is other than 200
                  reject(this.statusText);
              }

          }
        }; 
    });
}

var ajaxPromise = getJSON('../data/employees.json');



function generatListItems(employees)  {
    var statusHTML = '';
    for (var i=0; i<employees.length; i += 1) {
        if (employees[i].inoffice === true) {
            statusHTML += '<li class="in">';
        } else {
            statusHTML += '<li class="out">';
        }
        statusHTML += employees[i].name;
        statusHTML += '</li>';
    }

    return statusHTML;
}

function generateUnorderedList(listItems) {
    return '<ul class="bulleted">' + listItems +  '</ul>';
}

function addEmployeesToPage(unorderedList) {
    document.getElementById('employeeList').innerHTML = unorderedList;
}


ajaxPromise.then(generatListItems)
.then(generateUnorderedList)
.then(addEmployeesToPage)
.catch(function (e) {
    console.log(e);
})

can someone please help?, Also how do you ask questions for specific videos? I've seen people ask questions that pertain to specific video topics by adding tags , for example I've see questions being tagged like HTML => HTML Basics => How the internet works, how do I add tags to a question???