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JavaScript Interactive Web Pages with JavaScript Selecting Elements and Adding Events with JavaScript Perform: Selecting Elements

David Elston
David Elston
8,112 Points

"function" vs. "Function"

What is the code difference between the Workspaces suggestions "function" and "Function"? Why use one or the other?

1 Answer

Jason Anders
MOD
Jason Anders
Treehouse Moderator 145,561 Points

Hey David,

I have noticed that, but I have never seen Function (Capitalized) used anywhere in code or in any type of JavaScript documentation. So, honestly, I really don't know why it shows up in the autocomplete of Workspaces. Maybe Andrew Chalkley could shed some light? :)

David Elston
David Elston
8,112 Points

The same could be asked about "Document" and "document". I've made the mistake of assuming they're the same...

Andrew Chalkley
Andrew Chalkley
Treehouse Guest Teacher

function is the keyword to create a function.

Function is the built-in object type. Every function is a Function instance.

See for further details: https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Web/JavaScript/Reference/Global_Objects/Function