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

John Krueger
John Krueger
1,996 Points

Says task 1 not working.

I know i have this question correct but when complete the third task it keeps saying that task 1 isn't working.

anyone else have this problem?

var answer = prompt("What is the best programming language?");
if (  answer === 'JavaScript') {
     alert("You are correct");
} else  {
      alert("JavaScript is the best language!");
  <meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=UTF-8">
  <title>JavaScript Basics</title>
<script src="app.js"></script>
John Krueger
John Krueger
1,996 Points

Thank you it was the curly brace!

1 Answer

Antonio De Rose
Antonio De Rose
20,882 Points

Check your last curly bracket, it should be a closing one, and at yours, it is an opening one.