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

sean farrelly
sean farrelly
1,614 Points

how to do a conditional statement with a parenthesis in it

how to do a conditional statement with a parenthesis in it.

script.js
if ( ) {
    alert('This is true');
} else {
    alert('This is false');
}
{
  if ('true') {
    alert ('this is true');
    ['parenthesis'] 
  } else {
    alert ('this is true');
    ['parenthesis']
  }
index.html
<!DOCTYPE HTML>
<html>
<head>
  <meta charset="UTF-8">
  <title>JavaScript Basics</title>
</head>
<body>
<script src="script.js"></script>
</body>
</html>

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
229,920 Points

They are talking about the space after the if.

When they say "between the parenthesis" they are talking about the "( )" symbols that follow the word "if* on the top line. You won't actually put the word "parenthesis" in the code.

Also, when you refer to the value true, you don't put quotes around it. Treat it like you would a variable name.