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JavaScript JavaScript Loops, Arrays and Objects Simplify Repetitive Tasks with Loops Create a while Loop

Harrison Parker
Harrison Parker
5,284 Points

I think this challenge is broken as there is no html document to the js to print to. It says: "code took to long to run"

the challenge appears to be broken?

script.js
var count = 0;

while ( count < 26 ) {
  document.write("<h1> hello </h1>");
} 

2 Answers

Ryan Field
PLUS
Ryan Field
Courses Plus Student 21,240 Points

Hi, Harrison. The reason you are getting this error is because the value for count is never increased, and is therefore always under 26, causing the loop to run forever. You can add count = count + 1; after your document.write statement, and that should remedy your code.

Harrison Parker
Harrison Parker
5,284 Points

Hi Ryan, thank you very much. That was so obvious now i feel a bit silly. But i suppose that is an inevitably part of learning to code.

Ryan Field
Ryan Field
Courses Plus Student 21,240 Points

Oh, it most certainly is! I still get caught up on things that "should" work, only to find that I've made a silly typo or some other mistake. But that's how you get better and learn, so keep it up! :)