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

Jesse Thompson
Jesse Thompson
10,684 Points

It says task 1 is no longer working but I havent changed anything and it does not look like there is any conflicting cod

I just do not see why task 1 is no longer passing for my code here. It seems as if I am doing everything correct. I even added toUpperCase to answer and changed the value to JAVASCRIPT to make it better but it says task 1 is broken.

app.js
var answer = prompt("What is the best programming language?");
if ( answer === 'JavaScript'); {
  alert("<p>You are correct</p>");
} 
else {
  alert("<p>Javascript is the best language</p>"); 
{
index.html
<!DOCTYPE HTML>
<html>
<head>
  <meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=UTF-8">
  <title>JavaScript Basics</title>
</head>
<body>
<script src="app.js"></script>
</body>
</html>

2 Answers

Darrell Conklin
Darrell Conklin
22,096 Points

There is a semi-colon after the condition in your if statement, remove it and your code should work.

Jesse Thompson
Jesse Thompson
10,684 Points

Yeah thanks for the quick reply. Small syntax error.