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JavaScript JavaScript Basics (Retired) Storing and Tracking Information with Variables Using String Methods

juliana Gonçalves P S Ferreira
juliana Gonçalves P S Ferreira
2,745 Points

exercise one is no longer passing at the javascript basics course. i cannot finish the 2 part if one is no longer right.

had to change the answer to question one to do te second

app.js
var id = "23188xtr";
var lastName = "Smith";

var userName = id.toUpperCase();
var userName = id.toUpperCase() += '#' +=lastName.toUpperCase();
index.html
<!DOCTYPE HTML>
<html>
<head>
  <meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=UTF-8">
  <title>JavaScript Basics</title>
</head>
<body>
<script src="app.js"></script>
</body>
</html>

1 Answer

Umesh Ravji
Umesh Ravji
42,361 Points

Hi Juliana, the reason why that tends to happen is because the current code actually contains a syntax error so it prevents any work you've done from passing previous tests.

var userName = id.toUpperCase() += '#' +=lastName.toUpperCase();

This code isn't valid JavaScript, you cannot use string concatenation with the += in that way.

var userName = id.toUpperCase() + '#' + lastName.toUpperCase();

Is what you're looking for.