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JavaScript Object-Oriented JavaScript Object Basics Filling Out the Play Method

Ryan Kugelman
Ryan Kugelman
3,841 Points

Return statement

Idk what I’m doing wrong?

object.js
const player1 = {
    name: 'Ashley',
    color: 'purple',
    isTurn: true,
    play: function(){
        // write code here. 
      if (this.isTurn == true){
      console.log('${this[name]} is now playing');}
    }
}

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
228,991 Points

The instructions say: "Inside the if statement, return a string equal to the value of the name property followed by the string " is now playing!". Use bracket notation."

So the issues here are:

  • this code is using console.log instead of return‍ing the string
  • template strings must be enclosed with accents ( ` ) instead of apostrophes ( ' )
  • in bracket notation, the contents of the bracket must be a string with the name of the property
  • the returned string must be exactly as shown, including punctuation