What is the difference between anonymous and inline functions in JavaScript?

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Anonymous Functions

Anonymous, as the name suggests, allows creating a function without any names identifier. It can be used as an argument to other functions. This is how JavaScript anonymous functions can be used −

var myfunc = function() {
   alert(‘This is anonymous');
}

Another example can be the following −

setTimeout(function() {
   alert('Demo');
}, 3000);

Inline Functions

An inline function is a javascript function, which is assigned to a variable created at runtime. You can difference Inline Functions easily with Anonymous since an inline function is assigned to a variable and can be easily reused.
This is how JavaScript inline functions can be used −

var myfunc = function() {
   alert ('inline')
};
$('a').click(myfunc);


raja
Published on 10-Jan-2018 11:46:34
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