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JavaScript Practice Object Basics in JavaScript Practicing Object Basics Practice Adding a Property on the Fly

Andrea Rios
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Andrea Rios
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After the object literal, create a new property (using dot OR bracket notation) called characters. This property should

So... again i am having issues with this one. Can someone please help me?

mystring.js
const myString = {
    string: "Programming with Treehouse is fun!",
    countWords: function(){
        const wordArray = this.string.split(' ');
        return wordArray.length;
    }
}

myString.characters = this.['Programing with Treehouse is fun!'].length();
var numWords = myString.countWords();

1 Answer

Daniel Jong
Daniel Jong
3,904 Points

Hi Andrea,

While we are trying to get the string out of myString, we would try to use the key instead of the value to fetch it.

const myString = {
    string: "Programming with Treehouse is fun!",
    countWords: function(){
        const wordArray = this.string.split(' ');
        return wordArray.length;
    }
}

myString.characters = myString.string.length;
var numWords = myString.countWords();

Hope that helps!