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HTML jQuery Basics (2014) Creating a Password Confirmation Form Improving the form validation

Toni Caktas
Toni Caktas
16,478 Points

dont quite get the assigment

What do I need to return?

1 Answer

Hi Toni!

In the programming the term return means a function after its execution should return some value. For example:

function iAmFunctionAndIreturnValue () {
    return "I am the returning value!";

On the other hand a function can do not return a value. For example:

function iAmFunctionButIdonNotReturnAnything () {
    alert("I just show you this message, but don't return any value.");

By the way, function also can accept values:

function iAmFunctionAndIacceptValue (incomingValue) {
    alert("Hi, I've accepted this value: " + incomingValue);

In the code challenge you need to return boolean value "true".

The answers for challenge:

Code challenge, step 1 of 2, lines 10 to 14:

function isUsernamePresent() {
  // If length of an entered username is greater than 0 (it's not empty), we return "true"
  if ($username.val().length > 0) {
    return true;

Code challenge, step 2 of 2, lines 24-26:

function canSubmit() {
  return isPasswordValid() && arePasswordsMatching() && isUsernamePresent();