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JavaScript

Why is the function still valid without ready on example 7:31 (the scripts are not moved to the bottom yet)?

On the Jquery playlist when the instructor is showing valid ways to write jquery, it confuses me why the function still works at 7:31:

Previous function (with scripts on top in HTML...this makes sense) $(document).ready(function(){ $(“.warning”).hide().show(“slow”); });

Next function (with scripts on top in HTML....this doesn't make sense) $(function(){ $(“.warning”).hide().show(“slow”); });

Why does the "next function" still run despite the DOM not being "ready"?

Thanks!

2 Answers

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
228,991 Points

:point_right: Both of those functions run after the document is ready.

// in JQuery,
$(function(){})                   // <-- this is an abbrevation
$(document).ready(function(){});  // <-- for this

Oh OK, thanks for the explanation.