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JavaScript JavaScript Basics Hello, JavaScript! Write JavaScript Statements

Zeb Diffin
Zeb Diffin
188 Points

I used the alert function

I input the 'alert()' function, however, the guide is saying that I didn't enter the correct text.... and I did...???

    <meta charset="utf-8">
    <title>JavaScript Basics</title>
    <script src="app.js"></script>
console.log("begin program");
alert("I am Programming");

1 Answer

Jason Anders
Jason Anders
Treehouse Moderator 145,631 Points

Hi Zeb Diffin

You're close. You are just missing the punctuation. In this case, the exclamation point (!) at the end of the sentence. It should be "I am Programming!"

Keep Coding! :) :dizzy: