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JavaScript JavaScript Loops, Arrays and Objects Tracking Multiple Items with Arrays Using Array Methods

Justin Wheeler
Justin Wheeler
4,921 Points

How and why would you combine array of items into a single string?

Not sure why you want to this and how to do it.

var months = ['January','February','March','April','May','June','July','August','September','October','November','December'];

document.write (months.join(' , ');
<!DOCTYPE html>
  <meta charset="utf-8">
  <title>JavaScript Loops</title>
<script src="script.js"></script>
Adam Beer
Adam Beer
11,314 Points

Check this link: Array.prototype.join()

Hope this help!

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
229,921 Points

For the "how", you have the right idea but there's a few issues in the code:

  • the parentheses are unbalanced, you need one more closing one at the end
  • the instructions asked for "a comma AND a space", but there's an extra space here before the comma
  • the instructions say "log the final string value to the console" — use console.log instead of document.write

There are numerous possible "why"s, but this challenge is a decent example — you have a list of items in an array and you want to display them as a comma-separated string.