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JavaScript JavaScript Basics (Retired) Creating Reusable Code with Functions Passing an Argument to a Function

Creating Reusable code with functions

Can someone tell me what I am doing wrong please?

function returnValue(name) {

var echo = returnValue
  <meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=UTF-8">
  <title>JavaScript Basics</title>
<script src="script.js"></script>

3 Answers

14,636 Points

You don't need to have the () around the return value, just a space.

so... here

function returnValue(string){
    return string;

var echo = returnValue('any text here')
function returnValue(name) {

var echo = returnValue('ayoub');

when you have a method that hs a return, you have to put it into a variable and you have to call it and specify the argument between prentecies, if it is a string argument, you put it inside ' ', if it is a number you write as it is.

Cheers dude! Super helpful :) Thanks for explaining, i think ill go back and rewatch a few videos