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

init Robot
init Robot
1,152 Points

do while loop login problem

Not sure what I am doing wrong here , keep getting message I need to declare the variable before the loop otherwise the variable will be recreated everytime the loop runs. just need the prompt to run while the password is not sesame?

var secret = " ";
do { var secret = prompt("What is the secret password?");
while ( secret !== "sesame" ) ;
document.write("You know the secret password. Welcome.");
<!DOCTYPE html>
  <meta charset="utf-8">
  <title>JavaScript Loops</title>
<script src="script.js"></script>

2 Answers

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
230,233 Points

You're really close, but you only need "var" on the first line where the variable is created. Inside the loop, it's just a plain assignment (so no "var").

You also don't need to assign anything to it the first time, but that won't affect the challenge.

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
230,233 Points

Glad i could help. Happy coding!

init Robot
init Robot
1,152 Points

Thanks, thats great!