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Help for code challenge <<jQuery Utility Methods 2/2 >>

Code challenge in jQuery Utility Methods 2/2, Using the 'inArray' method check if the array contains the string 'Andrew'

Please help me, I am stuck, here is my code:

var values = $(".required").map(function(){
    return $(this).val();

function containsAndrew(){
    return $.inArray('Andrew', values) != -1;

2 Answers

Andrew Chalkley
Andrew Chalkley
Treehouse Guest Teacher

Hi Y,

You don't need to wrap it in a function or compare it to -1.

The challenge is just asking your to run $.inArray('Andrew', values);.

Regards Andrew

I got it now, thank you very much for your help!