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

Jennifer Riess
Jennifer Riess
8,726 Points

Feel like I've tried everything. Can someone give me a better hint, or lmk what's wrong with my code? -_-

sos

script.js
var secret = prompt("What is the secret password?");    

do (secret == "sesame") {
  secret = prompt("What is the secret password?");
} while ( secret !== "sesame" ) {
  secret = prompt("What is the secret password?");    
}
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>

2 Answers

Alexander Solberg
Alexander Solberg
14,349 Points

I don't know exactly what you are trying to do, but if you are trying to make someone guess the right word and then be greeted with a message, then I would structure code like this.

<script>
var secret = prompt("What is the secret password?");

do {
    secret = prompt("What is the secret password?");
} while(secret !== "sesame");

document.write("You know the secret password. Welcome.");

</script>
Antti Lylander
Antti Lylander
9,674 Points

Check the syntax for do while loop. You have something extra there now. Also don't call prompt before the loop.

Jennifer Riess
Jennifer Riess
8,726 Points

Ahhh, got it. Kept focusing on the top, didn't realize the extra was in my while loop. Thanks