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

Ronnie Barua
Ronnie Barua
17,665 Points

What am I not getting here? Here is what I did to access the temperature

Bummer says to chain the text() and a dot

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

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

2 Answers

You are supposed to access the temp value using the dot notation, not accessing a div with that id/class name.

function showWeather(weatherReport) {
    $('#temperature').text(weatherReport.main.temp);

  };
Ronnie Barua
Ronnie Barua
17,665 Points

Thanks a lot. It helps me a lot because I've been spending so much time on this issue.