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


I don't understand this code

var secret = prompt("What is the secret password?");
do( secret !== "sesame" ) {
  secret = prompt("What is the secret password?"); 

document.write("You know the secret password. Welcome.");
<!DOCTYPE html>
  <meta charset="utf-8">
  <title>JavaScript Loops</title>
<script src="script.js"></script>

1 Answer

Walter Allen
Walter Allen
iOS Development with Swift Techdegree Student 16,023 Points

Here's the plain language version of what this code is doing:

Declare a variable secret that stores the user-entered value when it prompts the user "What is the secret password?" If the variable secret (now the user's information) does not equal "sesame", Prompt the user again ("What is the secret password?") and go back to the beginning of the variable check (one line up)

(Once the variable secret does equal "sesame"), write "You know the secret password. Welcome."

Does that help?