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JavaScript Node.js Basics 2017 Building a Command Line Application Making a GET Request with https

Danilo Chamorro
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Danilo Chamorro
Courses Plus Student 9,398 Points

I dont understand what the anonymous function with response as a paramater is.

Im confused in this step.

app.js
const https = require('https');

https.get('https://teamtreehouse.com/chalkers.json',(res) => (response){}));

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
230,230 Points

Your syntax is a bit off, in an arrow function, the opening brace should follow the "arrow" with nothing in between. It also looks like you have an unmatched extra closing parenthesis at the end of the statement.

And since the parameter(s) go in_front_ of the "arrow", this code is defining an anonymous function with a parameter named "res" instead of "response".