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JavaScript JavaScript Basics (Retired) Creating Reusable Code with Functions Returning a Value from a Function

Simisola Adejumo
Simisola Adejumo
1,692 Points

How do i return the variable?

I don't understand how to return the value of this function.

function getYear(){
  var year = newDate().getFullYear();
  return getYear;
  <meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=UTF-8">
  <title>JavaScript Basics</title>
<script src="script.js"></script>

3 Answers

When you called the "new Date().getFullYear()" it returned a value and then saved it to the variable called "year" so If you want it to return the year use "return year;" or you could also do "return new Date().getFullYear();"

Recio Jose Luis
Recio Jose Luis
4,495 Points

Return year; You try return the function and you really return the var year i think