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JavaScript

Jesus Marco del Carmen
Jesus Marco del Carmen
10,393 Points

During the changing of color sliders.

why was the function changeColor in the .change(); not included as .change(changeColor());

using parentheses to call the function?

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
216,057 Points

Could you provide a link to the video, quiz, or challenge that you are referring to?

2 Answers

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
216,057 Points

This is a bit of a guess, but if you are talking about the .change() JQuery function, it specifically takes a function's name as the argument. This function will be called later, when the change event happens. If you invoked it now, it would only pass the return value to the handler, which would mean nothing would happen (other than an error) at the time of the event.

Jesus Marco del Carmen
Jesus Marco del Carmen
10,393 Points

It's the video from the jQuery basics. Creating a drawing application. Perform: Part 3.

So the function is only called when a change in the color value changes?