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

Tomas Zubrik
Tomas Zubrik
2,395 Points

Add a conditional statement that opens an alert dialog box with the message "You are correct" when the answer is the str

Hi,

I have task 2 of 3 and I wrote this code and it told me that's wrong:

var answer = prompt("What is the best programming language?"); if (answer.toUpperCase()==='JAVASCRIPT') { alert("You are correct"); }

I can't move to the task 3 of 3. What's wrong with my code?

app.js
var answer = prompt("What is the best programming language?"); 
if (answer.toUpperCase()==='JAVASCRIPT') { 
  alert("You are correct"); 
}
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>

2 Answers

Billy Bellchambers
Billy Bellchambers
21,689 Points

You are pretty close to solving this you did not however have to account for case sensitive answers, you have gone above and beyond on your answer.

The correct answer needed to progress to question 3/3 is as follows.

var answer = prompt("What is the best programming language?");

if (answer === 'JavaScript' ) {
  alert("you are correct")
}
LaToya Legemah
LaToya Legemah
12,600 Points

Good day,

It's not working because the code is looking for "JavaScript" for the answer, not JAVASCRIPT. It's case sensitive.

Try this:

var answer = prompt ('What is the best programming language?');
if ( answer === 'JavaScript' ) {
  alert ("You are correct");
}

Hope this helps :)