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JavaScript JavaScript Loops, Arrays and Objects Simplify Repetitive Tasks with Loops A Closer Look At Loop Conditions

Sonja Tomcic
Sonja Tomcic
6,590 Points

Loops chalenge

please help, i'm trying to complete this but I can't find a solution

app.js
var secret = prompt("What is the secret password?");
var sesame;
while(secret!==sesame) {
  var secret = prompt("What is the secret password?");
}
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="app.js"></script>
</body>
</html>

1 Answer

Thomas Nilsen
Thomas Nilsen
14,957 Points

Your never set the variable "sesam" to anything which means is will be undefined, and thus, your while-loop will never stop running.

Also - You already declared "var secret = ..." at the beginning of your code, so there is no need to re-declare it inside the loop :)

Try this instead:

var secret = prompt("What is the secret password?");

while(secret !== 'sesame') {
  secret = prompt("What is the secret password?");
}
document.write("You know the secret password. Welcome.");