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

How do you Use the JavaScript .toUpperCase( ) string method to assign an all uppercase version of the id variable to the

How do you Use the JavaScript .toUpperCase( ) string method to assign an all uppercase version of the id variable to the

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

var userName
var userName="23188xtr";
var id= id.toUpperCase();
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Sheila Anguiano
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Sheila Anguiano
Full Stack JavaScript Techdegree Graduate 35,142 Points

Hello Sharon,

There are several ways you can do this, for example chaining the console method to the the .toUpperCase()

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


Or with a Function:

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

function makeItBig(string){


It all depends of what you're going to do with the result, I'm attaching a Pen in case you want to play with it:


1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
228,025 Points

You were close, and you applied the method properly, you just need to combine it with the declaration and assignment of the variable:

var userName = id.toUpperCase();

Note that you will not need to add any additional literal strings for this challenge, the rest of the steps should all be done using the variables already provided.