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Callback functions

Learning Javascript and node.js, and am using callback functions without fully understanding them. Any recommendations for easily digestible content (treehouse or otherwise) that explains them in a simple and basic way?

Tutorial videos, fundamental drilling techniques, or good metaphors etc.

Thanks in advance!

3 Answers

Chris Shaw
Chris Shaw
26,676 Points

Hi Kathryn Lawhorn,

Have a read of the below articles, they should give you some valuable insight into callback functions.

Happy coding!

For me I did not completely understand it until I wrote my own function that used a callback. Chris' first link goes over creating such a function in vanilla JavaScript. I suggest trying to make a few other random little functions that also use callbacks to see if that helps your understanding! ♥