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

Jakub Vintera
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Jakub Vintera
Courses Plus Student 8,362 Points

Can you help me, to understand better?

Hi, probably i don't understand how to write this code.

Can You help me?

script.js
function getYear (){
    var year = new Date().getFullYear();
  return = year ;
}
index.html
<!DOCTYPE HTML>
<html>
<head>
  <meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=UTF-8">
  <title>JavaScript Basics</title>
</head>
<body>
<script src="script.js"></script>
</body>
</html>

6 Answers

James Spence
James Spence
17,563 Points

Hi Jakub,

The problem is the '=' after the return statement, you don't need it. Just write:

return year;

Just write the following statement:

return year;

Jakub Vintera
PLUS
Jakub Vintera
Courses Plus Student 8,362 Points

I have to :

Inside the function's code block add this line of code var year = new Date().getFullYear(); This creates a new variable and stores the current year in it. Now, add a statement that returns this variable from the function.

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

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