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

Code Challenge - JavaScript help

I'm having trouble passing this challenge. The Challenge is "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"."

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

var userName = id.toUpperCase("23188xtr" + "#smith");
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  <title>JavaScript Basics</title>
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3 Answers

Hi Andrew,

This challenge is about string concatenation and calling the .toUpperCase() string method.

In Task 1 / 2

Assign an all uppercase version of the id variable to the userName variable.

The passing code should have looked similar to this:

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

var userName = id.toUpperCase();

userName now holds the string value "23188XTR".

In Task 2 / 2, we need to concatenate a # character, followed by another concatenation of lastName to uppercase. To concatenate two strings together, we essentially add them, with the plus sign.

var string1 = "Fish";
var string2 = "Taco";

var menuItem = string1 + string2;

// menuItem == "FishTaco";

Hope this helps,


Perhaps another example to help,

var string1 = "chocolate";
var string2 = "milk";

var string3 = string1.toUpperCase() + '#' + string2.toUpperCase();

// string3 == "CHOCOLATE#MILK";

Thank you, Robert! That worked! I think I read through the question too fast.

Rather, through the challenge too fast.