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JavaScript Object-Oriented JavaScript Object Basics Filling Out the Play Method

Mathew McRae
Mathew McRae
1,613 Points

Creating empty if statement in 'play' method using dot notation

I've tried the following inside player1.play method: if isTurn { ... } if this.isTurn { ... } if isTurn === true { ... } if this.isTurn === true { ... }

None of these seem to work in terms of creating an empty if statement inside the 'play' method.

Thanks in advance.

Mathew

object.js
const player1 = {
    name: 'Ashley',
    color: 'purple',
    isTurn: true,
    play: function(){
        if isTurn {

        }
    }
}

2 Answers

Rohald van Merode
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STAFF
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Rohald van Merode
Treehouse Staff

Hi Matthew Walter 👋

Looks like you're missing the parentheses around the conditional.

const player1 = {
    name: 'Ashley',
    color: 'purple',
    isTurn: true,
    play: function(){
      if (this.isTurn){
      }
    }
}
Mathew McRae
Mathew McRae
1,613 Points

Thanks Rohald and thanks for the answer. I was getting myself mixed up with Python. I've now included the parentheses. I was also missing "this.isTurn" within the parentheses.

Thanks again for your help.