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

Christopher Lee
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Christopher Lee
Front End Web Development Techdegree Student 11,698 Points

Do While Loops

I do not know what I am doing wrong. Can someone explain it to me please? Loops are so confusing.

"This is the code we used in the last code challenge. After learning about do...while loops, don't you think this would work better in the do...while style? Re-write the code to use a do...while loop."

script.js
var secret= '';
do {
  secret = prompt("What is the secret password?");
} while ( secret !== "guess")
    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

andren
andren
28,520 Points

Your loop is actually completely fine. The issue is that you seem to have changed the secret word. When the challenge loads the word secret is compared to is sesame, not guess as you are comparing it to in your loop.

If you fix that issue like this:

var secret= '';
do {
  secret = prompt("What is the secret password?");
} while ( secret !== "sesame") // Changed "guess" to "sesame"
document.write("You know the secret password. Welcome.");

Then your code will be accepted.