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JavaScript AJAX Basics (retiring) AJAX and APIs Create a callback function

Finally, to insert the temperature into the span, use jQuery's text() method. You'll need to pass the temperature into t

Finally, to insert the temperature into the span, use jQuery's text() method. You'll need to pass the temperature into this method. The Open Weather Map API returns an object

weather.js
$(document).ready(function() {
  var weatherAPI = 'http://api.openweathermap.org/data/2.5/weather';
  var data = {
    q : "Portland,OR",
    units : "metric"
  }

  function showWeather (weatherReport) {
    $("#temperature").text("span");
  }

  ;
});
index.html
<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
  <meta charset="utf-8">
  <title>What's the Weather Like?</title>
  <script src="jquery.js"></script>
  <script src="weather.js"></script>
</head>
<body>
  <div id="main">
    <h1>Current temperature: <span id="temperature"></span>&deg;</h1>
  </div>
</body>
</html>

1 Answer

Antti Lylander
Antti Lylander
9,674 Points

You should check the syntax for .text() method. The text you want to set in the already selected element (a span with an id of temperature) goes inside the parentheses.