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General Discussion

Error Message bug on Lesson

Hi,

On "Text Input Events", if you typo next to nexT, you get the following bug on validation:

Bummer! null

Very interesting.

Thanks

3 Answers

On this url:

http://teamtreehouse.com/library/websites/build-an-interactive-website/form-validation-and-manipulation/modifying-attributes

There's another bad-practice being shown for if/else usage.

When teaching if/else it would be prudent to teach the correct use of the block delimiters { and }.

Someone who isn't competent with JavaScript or jQuery may not understand the implications of leaving these off when writing if/else statements.

I'd suggest that that section of the video is spliced with one with better coding practice for beginners and maybe mention shortcut types of coding practice in a separate video.

Andrew - please don't do shortcuts in learning videos ;)?

http://teamtreehouse.com/library/simple-email-validation-plugin

In the "success" function add the class of "valid" to the textarea that's had a the "keyup" event triggered

Remove 'a' from before 'the' in this instruction?