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JavaScript JavaScript Basics (Retired) Creating Reusable Code with Functions Returning a Value from a Function

Fabrice Innocent
Fabrice Innocent
Full Stack JavaScript Techdegree Student 9,715 Points

Not sure about what the proper syntax should be for task 3 with this challenge..Can anyone help out?

Specifically with the call the getYear function part-Keep getting a parse error. What am I doing wrong?

function getYear() {
    var year = new Date().getFullYear();
  return year
getYear() {
 var yearToday = new Date().getFullYear();
  <meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=UTF-8">
  <title>JavaScript Basics</title>
<script src="script.js"></script>

1 Answer

To call a function and store the result in a variable

var x = myFunction()