Welcome to the Treehouse Community

Want to collaborate on code errors? Have bugs you need feedback on? Looking for an extra set of eyes on your latest project? Get support with fellow developers, designers, and programmers of all backgrounds and skill levels here with the Treehouse Community! While you're at it, check out some resources Treehouse students have shared here.

Looking to learn something new?

Treehouse offers a seven day free trial for new students. Get access to thousands of hours of content and join thousands of Treehouse students and alumni in the community today.

Start your free trial

JavaScript Object-Oriented JavaScript Object Basics Filling Out the Play Method

How to write an if statement using dot notation?

I'm having a hard time with the whole language of javascript period, so could anyone give me a hand on this objective?

const player1 = {
    name: 'Ashley',
    color: 'purple',
    isTurn: true,
    play: function(){


1 Answer


if you wanted to log the name of player1 for instance you would write:


An if statement would look like:

if(player1.name === 'Ashley') {
     console.log('Hello Ash!');

Hope that helps.