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JavaScript AJAX Basics (retiring) jQuery and AJAX Add a callback

Lachlan Tetlow-Stuart
Lachlan Tetlow-Stuart
Courses Plus Student 10,245 Points

When trying to use an arrow function for the .get() method's call back function, I'm receiving a syntax error.

My understanding is this is the recommended syntax for anonymous functions?

$.get("footer.html", function (response) {

<!DOCTYPE html>
  <meta charset="utf-8">
  <title>AJAX with JavaScript</title>
  <div id="main">
    <h1>AJAX with jQuery</h1>
  <div id="footer"></div>
  <script src="jquery.js"></script>
  <script src="app.js"></script>
Lachlan Tetlow-Stuart
Lachlan Tetlow-Stuart
Courses Plus Student 10,245 Points

I didn't realise the code was saved at the same time as my question. The code I was referring to was an alternative (and what I thought was the recommend way of writing an anonymous function). This returned a syntax error:

$.get("footer.html", (response) => {


Also - sorry @thayery it appears I deleted your answer somehow? (I think Treehouse needs to spend some more time fixing their own code, not just teaching it :) )