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JavaScript JavaScript Loops, Arrays and Objects Tracking Data Using Objects The Student Record Search Challenge

Ned Redmond
Ned Redmond
5,615 Points

After crashing my browser dozens of times trying to resolve this problem, I've finally done it, and I just want to share

var message = '';
var student;
var searchStudent;

function print(message) {
  var outputDiv = document.getElementById('output');
  outputDiv.innerHTML = message;
};

do {
  searchStudent = prompt("Enter student name for record.");
  if (searchStudent === 'quit' ) {
     message = '<h2>Reload this page to search again.<h2>';
   } else {
     for (var i = 0; i < students.length; i++) {
       student = students[i]
       if (searchStudent == student.name) {
         message += '<h2>Student: ' + student.name + '</h2>';
         message += '<p>Track: ' + student.track + '</p>';
         message += '<p>Points: ' + student.points + '</p>';
         message += '<p>Achievements: ' + student.achievements + '</p>';
       } else {
         message += 'No student by that name. Please reload to try again.';
         break;
       }
     }   
   }
} 
while ( message === '' );

print(message);