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Confused about using '' in HTML and JS

Why do we have to put purple in '' when using this code? Does this not create a string?

myList[2].style.color = 'purple'

1 Answer

Guil is writing JavaScript, and the rules of JavaScript state that you cannot just say purple (unless it happens to be a variable/function). Behind the scenes, it is converted to plain purple when the style is applied.