Welcome to the Treehouse Community

The Treehouse Community is a meeting place for developers, designers, and programmers of all backgrounds and skill levels to get support. Collaborate here on code errors or bugs that you need feedback on, or asking for an extra set of eyes on your latest project. Join thousands of Treehouse students and alumni in the community today. (Note: Only Treehouse students can comment or ask questions, but non-students are welcome to browse our conversations.)

Looking to learn something new?

Treehouse offers a seven day free trial for new students. Get access to thousands of hours of content and a supportive community. Start your free trial today.

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

I need to add a conditional statement that opens an alert dialog box with the message " you are correct" when string JS.

var answer = prompt( ) if (answer === 'you are right');

var answer = prompt ('What is the best programming languauge?');
if (answer === 'you are corrrect');
  <meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=UTF-8">
  <title>JavaScript Basics</title>
<script src="app.js"></script>

2 Answers

Julian French
Julian French
3,257 Points

Hello Gilbert. You're off to a good start! Here's my solution to this:

var answer = prompt('What is the best programming languauge?');
// Let's assume the answer is supposed to be 'JavaScript'
if (answer === 'JavaScript') {
    alert('You are correct!');
// You could also alert something like this below, but it's not necessary.
    alert('Your answer' + answer + ' is correct!');

Thanks Julian appreciate the help.