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

Kong Yang
Kong Yang
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How do I store a function into a variable?

Am I interpreting this correctly? The variable "Echo" is storing the function right?

function returnValue(one){
  return one;
var echo = returnValue();

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

1 Answer

Not quite:

function returnValue(one){
  return one;
var echo = returnValue("Echo");

It asked you to pass a String to the function, and then assign the result (what comes back from the function) to the variable echo.

The variable echo (not Echo) is not storing the function. It is storing what the function returns. Which in this case is what is given to the function when it is called. So echo is holding the String value "Echo".