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JavaScript JavaScript Basics (Retired) Making Decisions with Conditional Statements Introducing Conditional Statements

Diyan Aleksiev
Diyan Aleksiev
4,142 Points

alert ("<p> You are corect.</p>" ); } else { alert (" <p>JavaScript is the best language! </p>"); }

Where i wrong? var answer = prompt("..............."); if (answer === 'Java Script'); alert ("<p> You are corect.</p>" ); } else { alert ("<p>JavaScript is the best language!</p>"); }

app.js
var answer = prompt( 'What is the best programming language?');
if (answer === JavaScript);
{
 alert ("<p> You are corect.</p>" );
} else { 
        alert (" JavaScript is the best language!");
        }
index.html
<!DOCTYPE HTML>
<html>
<head>
  <meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=UTF-8">
  <title>JavaScript Basics</title>
</head>
<body>
<script src="app.js"></script>
</body>
</html>

3 Answers

Steven Treadway
Steven Treadway
10,037 Points

You also have a semi-colon that doesn't need to be there after your if condition.

if (answer === "JavaScript") {
 alert ("<p> You are correct.</p>" );
}

You need quotes between JavaScript in your condition, because you test a string.