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JavaScript Callback Functions in JavaScript Callbacks with Timers Using a One-Off Timer with setTimeout

Amandeep Pasricha
Amandeep Pasricha
14,932 Points

Why do we not put brackets next to callback functions again? It is because the function is invoking it and not us?

As asked..

2 Answers

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
215,355 Points

I assume you mean "parentheses" instead of "brackets", but you're exactly right. If you put parentheses after the function, it gets invoked and the result would be passed as the argument instead of the function itself.

Amandeep Pasricha
Amandeep Pasricha
14,932 Points

Ohhh okay true the result would be passed in as argument as opposed to function itself.