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JavaScript JavaScript Basics (Retired) Storing and Tracking Information with Variables Using String Methods

Shaun Wetzel
Shaun Wetzel
9,085 Points

Challenge task 2

Complete the assignment to the userName variable by adding a # symbol followed by an all uppercase version of the lastName variable. In other words, using string concatenation so that the final value of userName is "23188XTR#SMITH".

i have the var down right but im not sure how to place the '#'. it keeps telling me to place it in-between the id.toUpperCase and lastName.toUpperCase.

app.js
var id = "23188xtr";
var lastName = "Smith";

var userName = id.toUpperCase('#') + lastName.toUpperCase;
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="app.js"></script>
</body>
</html>

2 Answers

Ryan Field
PLUS
Ryan Field
Courses Plus Student 21,241 Points

You need to concatenate the two variables with a hash in the middle. Also, the parentheses should be empty, as you are simply calling the toUppercase() method on the variables. Your code should look something like this:

var userName = id.toUpperCase() + '#' + lastName.toUpperCase();
Shaun Wetzel
Shaun Wetzel
9,085 Points

The one thing i didn't try! Thank you very much.

Hi Shaun,

Almost, you need to create other concantenation for # symbol outside UpperCase(), something like this below:

var id = "23188xtr";
var lastName = "Smith";

var userName = id.toUpperCase() + "#" + lastName.toUpperCase();
Shaun Wetzel
Shaun Wetzel
9,085 Points

The one thing i didn't try! Thank you very much.