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

pamela guy
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pamela guy
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Add an else clause to complete the conditional statement. Inside the else clause add another alert that says "JavaScript

I change it again still not working.

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

Hi Pamela,

You have a semicolon after your first if statement in app.js right before the first {

Try getting rid of that to see if it solves your problem.

1 Answer

rid of the ;

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