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JavaScript JavaScript Loops, Arrays and Objects Tracking Multiple Items with Arrays Using For Loops with Arrays

Blaize Lange
Blaize Lange
2,298 Points

Do people ever really use while and do...while loops or is it just mainly for loops?

It seems like while and do...while loops were good for explaining how loops work, but for loops seem most efficient. Are for loops the main type of loop used in JS?

2 Answers

Alexandre Babeanu
Alexandre Babeanu
10,946 Points

There are situations where you have to use a while loop. say for instance that you have a dice and you want to roll the dice until the user says Stop.

you can't use a for loop you have to wait until the user triggers the stop

so while user hasn't stopped roll the dice.

but when working with arrays for loops are definetly the goto.

Blaize Lange
Blaize Lange
2,298 Points

cool thanks I actually realized that in a later video. Thanks for the help!