freeCodeCamp Challenge Guide: Access the JSON Data from an API

Access the JSON Data from an API


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Solution 1 (Click to Show/Hide)
<script>
  document.addEventListener('DOMContentLoaded', function(){
    document.getElementById('getMessage').onclick = function(){
      const req = new XMLHttpRequest();
      req.open("GET",'/json/cats.json', true);
      req.send();
      req.onload=function(){
        const json = JSON.parse(req.responseText);
        document.getElementsByClassName('message')[0].innerHTML = JSON.stringify(json);
        // Add your code below this line
        console.log(json[2].codeNames[1]);
        // Add your code above this line
      };
    };
  });
</script>

<style>
  body {
    text-align: center;
    font-family: "Helvetica", sans-serif;
  }
  h1 {
    font-size: 2em;
    font-weight: bold;
  }
  .box {
    border-radius: 5px;
    background-color: #eee;
    padding: 20px 5px;
  }
  button {
    color: white;
    background-color: #4791d0;
    border-radius: 5px;
    border: 1px solid #4791d0;
    padding: 5px 10px 8px 10px;
  }
  button:hover {
    background-color: #0F5897;
    border: 1px solid #0F5897;
  }
</style>

<h1>Cat Photo Finder</h1>
<p class="message box">
  The message will go here
</p>
<p>
  <button id="getMessage">
    Get Message
  </button>
</p>
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