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

Hi I know I did something wrong — but I did add the # character between the 2 variables so the comment isn't helpful

What is actually incorrect?

var id = "23188xtr";
var lastName = "Smith";

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

3 Answers

Courses Plus Student 4,230 Points

you added an extra semicolon


, this is the correct line:

var userName = id.toUpperCase() + "#" + lastName.toUpperCase();
Erik McClintock
Erik McClintock
45,783 Points


The problem here is a common one: a syntax error! You've got a semi-colon still sitting after the initial assignment to the userName variable, i.e. the 'id.toUpperCase();' portion. Remove the semi-colon after 'id.toUpperCase()' and you're good to go!


I did finally figure it out — but thanks so much for your help!