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JavaScript JavaScript Basics (Retired) Working With Numbers The Random Challenge Solution

parseInt in video


Can anybody tell me what the purpose of parseInt is in the video?

Thanks :)

Yazan Alhalabi
Yazan Alhalabi
10,483 Points

Hi! ParseInt is meant to change a string value that is a number into an actual number value.

console.log(parseInt("2")); // the output will be the number 2 not a string

You are welcome :)

2 Answers

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
229,952 Points

The common function "parseInt" converts a string containing digits into a number.

For more details, see this MDN documentation page.

thank you both! Steven Parker & Yazan Alhalabi