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JavaScript Callback Functions in JavaScript Callbacks with Timers Triggering an Animation

my code returns with "unexpected token:2 (3:33)". why is this happening?

my code returns with "unexpected token:2 (3:33)". why is this happening? can someone help? Thanks.

app.js
const section = document.getElementById("animateMe");

function startAnimation(section, 2000) {
  //Applies spinning animation to section element
  section.className = "spin";
}
index.html
<!DOCTYPE html>
<html lang="en">
    <head>
        <title></title>
        <link rel='stylesheet' href='styles.css'>
    </head>
    <body>
        <section id="animateMe">
            <p>Animate Me in 2 Seconds!</p>
        </section>
        <script src='app.js'></script>
    </body>
</html>

1 Answer

Hey Brendan Dzeguze,

You should use setTimeout() method for this challenge.

  1. Write down the setTimeout method after function.
  2. Inside the setTimeout parentheses call the startAnimation function along with 2 seconds.

Here's the final code:

const section = document.getElementById("animateMe");

function startAnimation() {
  //Applies spinning animation to section element
    section.className = "spin";
}

setTimeout(startAnimation, 2000);

To learn more about setTimeout() method, check out this link: https://www.w3schools.com/jsref/met_win_settimeout.asp

Hope this helps!