What is a callback function?

By on Jul 13, 2014 in Definitions

Enmanuel Corvo

Enmanuel Corvo

Software Engineer at LiveAnswer
Enmanuel Corvo is a Software Engineer experienced in Web Applications Development. Huge fan of Wordpress and an active plug-in author who enjoys writing code and blog posts about anything related to technology.
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Many people out here are confused by what a callback is. Perhaps the name makes it hard to understand. But in reality callbacks are very simple. A callback function is a function that is passed as an argument of another function and it is invoked...