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Create a variable named firstName and put your first name in the variable.
i dont get it
var firstName = prompt("Joel kab"); document.write("welcome");
var firstName = prompt(); document.write(firstName);
the first line will show a prompt window to enter your first name the second line will then write your first name you typed into the browser
Jason AndersTreehouse Moderator 145,627 Points
I'm not sure where you're getting that code from, but it's not quite what the instructions are asking for?
Task 1 just wants a variable
firstName with your name assigned to it. So, the
prompt() method you are calling is not needed and actually will produce a syntax error, as you can't hard-code a value into that.
prompt() expects user input, and the instructions don't want any user input.
The instructions also say nothing about calling the
write() method on the document model. So, just delete that entire line.
I recommend reviewing the Video on assigning strings to variables and then giving the challenge another go.
Remember, instructions are very specific and must be followed exactly, or you will get a
Bummer!. A good rule-of-thumb... If the instructions don't ask for it... don't put it in.
Keep Coding! :)
var firstName = 'Name'; Best example