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

alejandro gomez
alejandro gomez
2,045 Points

I get the following message -> "The `userName` variable is "23188XTR#SMITH" not "23188XTR#SMITH". So what's the problem?

I cannot see my error, please help

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

var userName = id.toUpperCase();

userName = id.toUpperCase() + "#" + lastName.toUpperCase();
  <meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=UTF-8">
  <title>JavaScript Basics</title>
<script src="app.js"></script>

1 Answer

Jason Anders
Jason Anders
Treehouse Moderator 145,857 Points

Hey there,

While the output will be the same, it's not exactly what the challenge asked you for. Challenges are very specific and very picky. It didn't ask you for a new line, it more specifically asked to "Complete the assignment to the userName variable..." meaning just add on to the line you already have.

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

var userName = id.toUpperCase() + "#" + lastName.toUpperCase();

Other than that, good job! :thumbsup: