Welcome to the Treehouse Community

The Treehouse Community is a meeting place for developers, designers, and programmers of all backgrounds and skill levels to get support. Collaborate here on code errors or bugs that you need feedback on, or asking for an extra set of eyes on your latest project. Join thousands of Treehouse students and alumni in the community today. (Note: Only Treehouse students can comment or ask questions, but non-students are welcome to browse our conversations.)

Looking to learn something new?

Treehouse offers a seven day free trial for new students. Get access to thousands of hours of content and a supportive community. Start your free trial today.


olu adesina
olu adesina
23,007 Points

JavaScript HELP keep getting a Uncaught SyntaxError: Unexpected identifier

function profile(){
    this.name=prompt('whats your name?');
    this.age=prompt('what is age?')
    this.gender=prompt('whats your gender?');


var olu = new profile();

// user interface //////

var UserInterface = {
    displayProfile: function(){
        alert('is this working')


UserInterface.displayProfile(); //i keep getting an error here Help

Edited for readability by Dane E. Parchment Jr. (Moderator)

2 Answers

Dane Parchment
Dane Parchment
Treehouse Moderator 10,991 Points

You didn't close your UserInterface object with the closing curly brace }. Look carefully at your code, the UserInterface object should look like this: var UserInterface = {attribute: value;} what does yours look like?