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JavaScript JavaScript Foundations Functions Anonymous Functions

Dirk Carney
Dirk Carney
6,111 Points

What do I need to add to make the anonymous function execute?

I have included the code I added for Challenge Task 1 and 2. The problem is with Challenge Task 2.

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html lang="en">
    <title>JavaScript Foundations: Functions</title>
      html {
        background: #FAFAFA;
        font-family: sans-serif;
    <h1>JavaScript Foundations</h1>
    <h2>Functions: Anonymous Functions</h2>
      var anonymousFunction = (function() {

      anonymousFunction(function () {
        window.didExecute = true;

2 Answers

You need to include another set of parentheses after your anonymous function in order to call it immediately. Try this:

(function () { window.didExecute = true; })();

Dirk Carney
Dirk Carney
6,111 Points

Thanks, Michael.