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JavaScript REST APIs with Express Create, Read, Update, Delete Edit A Quote

how to read this style of writing please!

(item => item.id == newQuote.id);

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
217,469 Points

That's an "arrow function expression" which creates an anonymous function. Other than some subtle functional differences that probably don't apply here, it would be essentially equivalent to:

(function (item) {return item.id == newQuote.id;});

This is part of the newer language syntax covered in the Getting Started With ES2015 and Introducing ES2015 courses.

new style of writing is confusing me.
thank you very much.

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
217,469 Points

johnywick — You might want to take one of those courses when you get a chance!

Glad I could help. You can mark a question solved by choosing a "best answer". And happy coding!