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JavaScript

Alexandros S.
Alexandros S.
8,261 Points

Code still works after commenting it out.

So I tried out some code from a question in a quiz from the "JavaScript Basics" because I didnt understand it very well.

// name = "Trish";
function setName() {
  var name = "Sarah";
}

setName();
alert(name);

When I ran the code in my browser an alert opened saying "Trish". But how is that possible when " // name = "Trish"; " is commented out?!

1 Answer

Codin - Codesmite
Codin - Codesmite
8,600 Points

http://codepen.io/anon/pen/yOjRmJ

Seems to work correctly for me, removing the comments outputs Trish in the alert box and adding them back removes Trish.

Check the files on your server are correct and try clearing your browser cache, as it may be loading the page or variable from cache.

http://www.refreshyourcache.com/en/home/

Alexandros S.
Alexandros S.
8,261 Points

Thanks, it worked properly after clearing chrome's cache and restarting it.