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JavaScript JavaScript Functions Arrow Functions Create Functions Using Arrow Syntax

Dylan Carter
Dylan Carter
1,046 Points

so the point of the arrow function in basically just because making the arrow is slightly less to type?

then the word function in a regular expression function? is that the only difference? am i missing something here?

2 Answers

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
220,425 Points

There's a concise form that is much more compact. But there are also a number of functional differences between conventional and arrow functions, one particularly notable one is how they use the keyword "this".

For more details on all the differences, see this MDN page on Arrow function expressions.

And they are used as callback functions.