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JavaScript JavaScript Loops, Arrays and Objects Simplify Repetitive Tasks with Loops Create a `do...while` loop

Abdullah Al Faruk
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Abdullah Al Faruk
Courses Plus Student 3,270 Points

How to fix it ?

Don't understand what is asked, and how to do that ?

script.js
var secret = prompt("What is the secret password?");

do {

  secret = prompt("What is the secret password?");
} while (  secret !== "sesame" );
document.write("You know the secret password. Welcome.");
index.html
<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
  <meta charset="utf-8">
  <title>JavaScript Loops</title>
</head>
<body>
<script src="script.js"></script>
</body>
</html>

1 Answer

Scott Wyngarden
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Scott Wyngarden
Courses Plus Student 16,700 Points

You're really close! Since the "Bummer" message says "You only need to call the prompt() method once, and only inside the loop. Hint: Declare the secret variable before the loop," you should remove where the code originally assigned the return value of the prompt to secret on the top line

var secret = prompt("What is the secret password?");

and have it just be:

var secret;

The difference between a While loop and a Do... While loop is that the Do version will always execute at least once, but a While loop checks the condition before entering at all. That's why the original version had to have the prompt for the password both inside and outside the loop.