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May 10, 2022, 6:37 p.m. | Melissa Guachun

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Callbacks are a concept I struggled implementing when I was first introduced to them in bootcamp. I understood their purpose but it's inevitable that not everything you learn will immediately stick the first time around. Hopefully this dive into callbacks will help you understand their function and purpose!



What are callbacks in JavaScript?


The first thing you wanna know is that a callback is a function. In JavaScript, functions are first-class objects, meaning they can be:


-stored in a variable, …

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