JavaScript JavaScript Loops, Arrays and Objects Simplify Repetitive Tasks with Loops Create a `do...while` loop

David Raucci
David Raucci
3,692 Points

do while loop challenge task, stuck please help =]

I receive a syntax error: parse error message in response to my code.

I ran my code in the console and it seems to work as intended without errors.

I load refresh the page, and am asked the prompt question. If I guess sesame, then the program continues and writes to the document.

The challenge asks me to rewrite a while loop into a do while loop. Any ideas or suggestions to try out? Thanks team!

script.js
var secret = 'sesame'
let guess

do {
  guess = prompt("What is the secret password?")
} while ( guess !== "sesame" )

document.write("You know the secret password. Welcome.")
index.html
<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
  <meta charset="utf-8">
  <title>JavaScript Loops</title>
</head>
<body>
<script src="script.js"></script>
</body>
</html>

1 Answer

Dimitar Dimitrov
Dimitar Dimitrov
11,780 Points
var secret;

do {
 secret = prompt("What is the secret password?");
} while ( secret !== "sesame" )

document.write("You know the secret password. Welcome.")

You don't need to declare a new variable just assign secret to the prompt in the loop and the loop will prompt that message as long as your answer is different than "sesame".

David Raucci
David Raucci
3,692 Points

Hey that made it work. Thanks for the help Dimitar!