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JavaScript JavaScript Basics (Retired) Storing and Tracking Information with Variables Using String Methods

Arno Featherstone
Arno Featherstone
206 Points

2nd challenge add a # symbol and lastName in uppercase to the end of the userName string. not sure what's missing

several attempts, i'm really not sure what is missing. whatever i put, it negates the 1st step

app.js
var id = "23188xtr";
var lastName = "Smith";
var userName += id.toUpperCase() += "#" += lastName.toUpperCase();
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>

1 Answer

Mohammed Jammeh
Mohammed Jammeh
37,463 Points

Hi Arno. As a new variable, you can't use '+='. You can only use the '=' symbol when setting a new variable. Plus I doubt you can have '+=' in the same line twice.

But try this:

var id = "23188xtr";
var lastName = "Smith";

var userName = id.toUpperCase() + "#" + lastName.toUpperCase();