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JavaScript Object-Oriented JavaScript Object Basics Filling Out the Play Method

Getting an error for this if statement inside an object method

The error states, "Bummer: Something is incorrect. Check that you wrote an if statement inside the method. Check that you're using dot notation. Are you using the this keyword?" I feel like its something very simple I'm missing. However, there's nothing in any of the previous videos or that I can find that is helping me.

object.js
const player1 = {
    name: 'Ashley',
    color: 'purple',
    isTurn: true,
    play: function(){
        if (player1.isTurn) {}
    }
}

Also a note, the only requirement for the coding question was to add an empty if statement to an object method

1 Answer

While your codes run perfectly without any problems, the challenge is asking you to replace player1 with the keyword this.

this refers to the current object it belongs to:

const player1 = {
    name: 'Ashley',
    color: 'purple',
    isTurn: true,
    play: function(){
        if (this.isTurn) {}
    }
}