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Damian Szymanski
Damian Szymanski
11,843 Points

Is there any documentation for the api() {} method used here?

Hi! I was wondering if there was any documentation for the api() {} method that's used here as I would like to understand it further.

Thanks!

2 Answers

Motoki Higa
Motoki Higa
14,111 Points

I know it's late, but I had a some question in the beginning of the course, but api() is essentially a custom helper method, so there is no official document about the function/method. You can name the function whatever, and you can customise the function however you like to suite for your purpose!

As Motoki Higa explained, It also took me a little while to get around it, then I realized that the whole Data class is there to simplify things, api() is just a customized method made by whoever wrote the course to make things easier and avoid having to send fetch requests over and over again with different URLs and parameters.