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JavaScript JavaScript Loops, Arrays and Objects Simplify Repetitive Tasks with Loops Create a while Loop

my code for this challenge was right! but it didnt work, why?

it says the interpreter took too long to generate an output

script.js
var count = 0;
while(count<26){
  document.write(count);
  count = +1;
}

So close... make this slight change to the 4th line:

var count = 0;
while(count < 26) {
  document.write(count);
  count += 1; 
}

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
215,954 Points

It may not be as "right" as you thought. :wink:

In your loop, you're assigning "count" the value of +1, which is the same as just 1. So it never increases to the point of not meeting the loop condition. This creates an "infinite loop" which never ends.

This is most likely just a typo, and you probably meant to type "count += 1", which would raise the value by 1 for each iteration.

You could also use the increment operator here: "count++" which would do the same job.