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JavaScript

Josh Rubner
PLUS
Josh Rubner
Courses Plus Student 6,766 Points

My code sort of works =) how would you improve it?

var search = prompt('Search by student name');
var message = '';
var student;

function print(message) {
  var outputDiv = document.getElementById('output');
  outputDiv.innerHTML = message;
}

for (var i = 0; i < students.length; i += 1) {
  student = students[i];
  message += '<h2>Student: ' + student.name + '</h2>';
  message += '<p>Track: ' + student.track + '</p>';
  message += '<p>Points: ' + student.points + '</p>';
  message += '<p>Achievements: ' + student.achievements + '</p>';

  if(search == student.name) {
    print(message);
  } else if (search != student.name) {
    var search = prompt('Student record does not exist. Please try a different name');
  } else if (search == 'Quit') {
    break;
  }
}

2 Answers

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
221,326 Points

You could make it more of an interactive document.

Instead of using the prompt pop-up for the input, you could have a text field and a "search" button on a form.

Josh Rubner
PLUS
Josh Rubner
Courses Plus Student 6,766 Points

thanks Steven - I'll try and build that, great idea =)