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JavaScript JavaScript Loops, Arrays and Objects Tracking Multiple Items with Arrays Build a Quiz Challenge, Part 1 Solution

Nicholas Wallen
Nicholas Wallen
12,278 Points

What is the difference between the print function and the print(html) line?

He has this:

function print(message) {
  document.write(message);
}

as well as this:

print(html);

What is the difference between the two?

1 Answer

Joseph Wasden
Joseph Wasden
20,406 Points

The first is a function statement, the second is a function call.

A statement will define an action to take when called, a call will actually take that action.

https://www.w3schools.com/jsref/jsref_function.asp

//function Statement
function print(message) { 
    document.write(message); 
}

//function Call
print(html);