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JavaScript JavaScript Loops, Arrays and Objects Simplify Repetitive Tasks with Loops Review while loops, do...while loops, and Loop Conditions

Explaining the outcome of a JavaScript cod

There is this code in the quiz:

do {
  console.log('Hello');
} while (false)
console.log('Goodbye');

The question was: what is the outcome of this code? My answer was Hello. It was wrong because it's saying that Goodbye is printed one time as well. I didn't understand why Goodbyeis printed. Can you explain why?

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
221,309 Points

The "Goodbye" is not part of any loop or conditional.

You did good spotting that because it's a "do" style loop, the "Hello" gets printed one time even though the condition is false.

But the "Goodbye" message comes after the loop, so no matter what happens in the loop, it will be printed last.

I got that.. Many thanks!