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JavaScript JavaScript Loops, Arrays and Objects Simplify Repetitive Tasks with Loops Create a `do...while` loop

Pamela Hirsch
Pamela Hirsch
4,026 Points

I'm getting a "Bummer: There was an error with your code: SyntaxError: Parse error" in my challenge task

I'm getting a "Bummer: There was an error with your code: SyntaxError: Parse error" in my challenge task with the attached code. I can't see an issue with it and when I run the same code in the Treehouse Workspace, it works as expected. Can you spot what the issue is? Thanks!

script.js
let secret;

do {
 secret = prompt("What is the secret password?");
} while ( secret !== "sesame"  )

document.write("You know the secret password. Welcome.");
index.html
<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
  <meta charset="utf-8">
  <title>JavaScript Loops</title>
</head>
<body>
<script src="script.js"></script>
</body>
</html>

2 Answers

Hi Pamela,

just use var secret; instead of let secret; in the first line. Your loop is fine :-)

Pamela Hirsch
Pamela Hirsch
4,026 Points

Thank you annanbg! That worked.