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JavaScript AJAX Basics (retiring) AJAX and APIs Create a callback function

Now you'll add programming to the callback function: you'll display the current temperature of the city you picked. Star

Now you'll add programming to the callback function: you'll display the current temperature of the city you picked. Start by using jQuery to select the element with the ID of temperature.

weather.js
$(document).ready(function() {
  var weatherAPI = 'http://api.openweathermap.org/data/2.5/weather';
  var data = {
    q : "Portland,OR",
    units : "metric"
  };
  var showWeather = function(weatherReport) {};
  $('#temperature');
});
index.html
<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
  <meta charset="utf-8">
  <title>What's the Weather Like?</title>
  <script src="jquery.js"></script>
  <script src="weather.js"></script>
</head>
<body>
  <div id="main">
    <h1>Current temperature: <span id="temperature"></span>&deg;</h1>
  </div>
</body>
</html>

4 Answers

The answer needs a little more code:

$(document).ready(function() { var weatherAPI = 'http://api.openweathermap.org/data/2.5/weather'; var data = { q : "Portland,OR", units : "metric" }; function showWeather(weatherReport){ $('#temperature').addClass("selected"); }
});

This is your original code:

$(document).ready(function() {
  var weatherAPI = 'http://api.openweathermap.org/data/2.5/weather';
  var data = {
    q : "Portland,OR",
    units : "metric"
  };
  var showWeather = function(weatherReport) {};
  $('#temperature'); <!-- here is your error -->
});

To pass this challenge, I simply placed .addClass("selected"); to the end of your jQuery selected class on line #8. This bit of code allowed me to pass the challenge.

$(document).ready(function() {
  var weatherAPI = 'http://api.openweathermap.org/data/2.5/weather';
  var data = {
    q : "Portland,OR",
    units : "metric"
  };
  function showWeather(weatherReport) {
    $('#temperature').addClass("selected"); <!-- here is where I added code -->
  }
});

The jQuery is simply suppose to be inside the { }

var showWeather = function(weatherReport) { $('#temperature') };