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

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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.

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

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

1 Answer

Hanley Chan
Hanley Chan
27,771 Points

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