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JavaScript JavaScript Loops, Arrays and Objects Simplify Repetitive Tasks with Loops Create a `do...while` loop

Moises Miguel
Moises Miguel
5,028 Points

Below is the code for the last code challenge. This would work better as a do...while loop. Re-write the code using a do

I need help figuring this one out

var secret = prompt("What is the secret password?");
do {
  if (secret === "sesame") {
    document.write("You know the secret password. Welcome");
} while (secret)
<!DOCTYPE html>
  <meta charset="utf-8">
  <title>JavaScript Loops</title>
<script src="script.js"></script>

1 Answer

Colin Bell
Colin Bell
29,679 Points
  • You need to declare the secret variable in the global scope, but you don't need to set it to the prompt until the do section.
  • You want the document.write() after the do/while loop has completed.
  • You need to have an expression for your while to test.
var secret; // Declare this here so it's accessible in the global scope

do {
  secret = prompt("What is the secret password?"); // Keep doing this
while ( secret !== "sesame" ); // While secret does not equal "sesame"

// When secret does equal sesame, exit the loop and write to the document
document.write("You know the secret password. Welcome.");