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JavaScript JavaScript Basics (Retired) Making Decisions with Conditional Statements Introducing Conditional Statements

Oops! It looks like Task 1 is no longer passing.

I have made no change to line 1, the occurred earlier in my Chrome browser and I ended up with a communication error on my other computer. Came to this one and Chrome also had a communication error. I am now on Firefox and I have the beginning of the same issue. Causing me to think there is an issue on your end.

var answer = prompt('What is the best programming language?');

If (answer = 'JavaScript') {
  alert("You are correct");
  <meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=UTF-8">
  <title>JavaScript Basics</title>
<script src="app.js"></script>

1 Answer

Hanley Chan
Hanley Chan
27,771 Points

The if keyword shouldn't be capitalized. Also you probably wanted to use the equality sign '===' for comparison in your if clause.