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JavaScript JavaScript Basics Storing and Tracking Information with Variables Define Variables with let and const

Gloria Cornelius
Gloria Cornelius
302 Points

not working- Variables I'm following the instructions in the video but for some reason, the programs are not working.

const score = 5; console.log (score);

When opened from the workshop it should display the number 5 in the console but it's blank when I check it. This has happened before and I couldn't figure out why. any recommendations?

1 Answer

Sacha U
Sacha U
6,830 Points

Did you make sure to save the file before opening the website?

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
230,274 Points

Any time you have trouble with a workspace project, the best way to get help with it is to share a snapshot of your workspace. That link in the last sentence is to a video that explains how.

Sacha U
Sacha U
6,830 Points

Also i noticed a space between your console.log and the (). It should be attached.

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
230,274 Points

While no space is "best practice", having it is tolerated by JavaScript and won't cause a problem in itself.