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

its telling me its a syntax error but I am not sure where I went wrong

thank you

app.js
var answer = prompt('What is the best programming language?')
if ( answer === 'JavaScript'){
  alert ("You are correct");
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>

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
218,833 Points

The conditional code block of your "if" statement has an opening brace at the start, but it has no matching closing brace at the end.