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JavaScript JavaScript Basics (Retired) Creating Reusable Code with Functions Returning a Value from a Function

Jonavan Helom
Jonavan Helom
2,593 Points

Am I missing something

can y'all tell me what I'm missing, because it keep saying, "Oops! It looks like Task 2 is no longer passing."

function getYear() {
  var year = new Date().getFullYear();
  return year;
function yearToday() {

  <meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=UTF-8">
  <title>JavaScript Basics</title>
<script src="script.js"></script>
Cheo R
Cheo R
37,150 Points
function yearToday() {


should be

var yearToday = getYear();

1 Answer

Hi, once you've named your function you call it just by it's name, and without the function keyword. So once it's created, you just need to enter getYear() to call it. Create a new variable "var yearToday" and set it's value to the "getYear()" function. Like so;

var yearToday = getYear();

Hope this helps, good luck!