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

I don't know how to go about solving this challenge, it's very confusing. I don't feel there's enough information.

Assign an all uppercase version of the id variable to the userName variable.

3 Variables are given: id, lastName, userName - but I don't feel like I understand what I am trying to accomplish.

Do I simply equate id = userName? How do I think about this Challenge? I think this section needs a bit more leading up to it because I didn't feel prepared like the previous challenges leading up to this.

.toUpperCase +=

Tried numerous things, can I get a tip?

2 Answers

18,813 Points

Remember that in the lessons, you learned about a string method you could use to make lowercase strings uppercase.

// So the id variable has a value of 23188xtr, which has lowercase letters in it.
var id = "23188xtr";
var lastName = "Smith";

// The first step of the challenge wants you to set the value of the username variable to be an uppercase version of id.
// So username should be 23188XTR, but do this using a string method - don't hard code it!
var username

If you'd like a bigger hint, the W3School's page for the method is here.

So, id.toUpperCase();

I think that works.