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JavaScript JavaScript Basics (Retired) Making Decisions with Conditional Statements Introducing Conditional Statements

How do I add an else clause to the conditional statement. Please help me refresh my memory

As you guys can see I haven't been on in some time but Here I am! Get back to me whenever you can:)

app.js
var answer= prompt('What is the best programming language?');
if (answer==='JavaScript')
    alert ('You are correct');
 else {
    alert ('JavaScript is the best language!');
 }
index.html
<!DOCTYPE HTML>
<html>
<head>
  <meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=UTF-8">
  <title>JavaScript Basics</title>
</head>
<body>
<script src="app.js"></script>
</body>
</html>

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
229,708 Points

Your code runs fine, good job! :+1:

However, the challenge is apparently looking for braces around both conditional code blocks, even though they are not technically necessary when the block has only one statement.

:point_right: Just put braces around your first alert call like you did with the second one.

You may want to report this to Treehouse Support as a bug. It might even get you a special :beetle: Exterminator badge.

Thank you Steven!