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JavaScript Node.js Basics 2017 Introduction to Node.js The Console

B V K Mahijendra
B V K Mahijendra
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Review the code in app.js. Use the log method on the console object to print out the name variable.

What does it mean to have an "Assignment to Constant Variable error " ??????

please help me out with this.

app.js
const name = "Andrew";
const details = { favouriteLanguage: "JavaScript", age: 33, children: 3 } 
const errorMessage = "Something bad has occurred";


console.log(name = "Andrew" );
console.dir({favoriteLanguage: "JavaScript" , age:33,children: 3});
console.error('Something bas has occured');

1 Answer

Hi B V K Mahijendra,

the error tells you that you cannot assign a new value to a CONST variable.

You can only change the value of LET variables.

Have you learned about the differences of let and const yet? If not, have a look at it.

Hope that helps.

Happy coding, Nils

PS: Basically to solve this you just put the variable name (without the value) in the console.log.

Great!

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