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JavaScript Object-Oriented JavaScript Object Basics Filling Out the Play Method

Inside the if statement, return a string equal to the value of the name property followed by the string "

I don't understand why this is wrong

object.js
const player1 = {
    name: 'Ashley',
    color: 'purple',
    isTurn: true,
    play: function(){
         if(this.isTurn) {
         return $[player1.name] +  "is now playing!"
      }
   }
}

1 Answer

Hi Kelinia, you are close on this one, there are a few issues I want to point out though: it looks like you want to use template literals here, which is possible but you need to use backticks and also dollar sign/curly braces ${this.name}:

return `${this.name} is now playing!`

But this challenge asks for bracket notation which looks slightly different from template literals. You also want to use this['name'] and not player1['name'] since you are using from inside the class. Here's my solution which passed:

const player1 = {
    name: 'Ashley',
    color: 'purple',
    isTurn: true,
    play: function(){
        if (this.isTurn) {
         return this['name'] + " is now playing!"
        }
    }
}