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

Durdona Abdusamikovna
Durdona Abdusamikovna
1,553 Points

my answer runs ok in browser but here it is wrong

Here is my answer

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

    while(secret !== password){
        secret = prompt("please try again") //without using secret variable here I was not able to run a program I needed to call it again

        if(secret === password) {  // so I could use it in 'if' 
            alert("You are right ");

        }else{
            document.write("Try again ... ")
        }
    }

document.write("You know the secret password. Welcome.");

However I am getting error which says document.write should be declared outside the loop... when I am submitting my code in the challenge section

Marcus Parsons

1 Answer

Hey again Durdona!

The challenge doesn't want all of that information in your code. It just wants you to check secret against the string "sesame" and not break out of the loop until it equals "sesame" like so:

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.");

Challenges are very specific about what they want! Your code is good and valid, but you should focus on using the bare minimum amount of code when doing challenges that way they will pass! :P

Durdona Abdusamikovna
Durdona Abdusamikovna
1,553 Points

in my previous assumption for the challenge I did the same case :) my answers for some reasons always deeper :( I need to keep them simple ... I spent more than an hour to figure it out then. Thank you :)

You're very welcome! :) When doing your actual coding, stick to your guns on keeping your code user friendly and a good user experience as you seem to be well on your way to doing, but just for challenges, keep it simple. :P