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JavaScript JavaScript Loops, Arrays and Objects Tracking Data Using Objects The Student Record Search Challenge Solution

Chase Frankenfeld
Chase Frankenfeld
6,137 Points

Solution to the extra credit :)

var message = '';
var student;
var search;
var studentList = '';

function print(message) {
  var outputDiv = document.getElementById('output');
  outputDiv.innerHTML = message;
}

function getStudentReport(student) {
   var report = '<h2>Student: ' + student.name + '</h2>';
   report += '<p>Track: ' + student.track + '</p>';
   report += '<p>Points: ' + student.points + '</p>';
   report += '<p>Achievements: ' + student.achievements + '</p>';
   return report;
}

while ( true ) {
  var reportFound = false;
  search = prompt("Type in the students name to show the students statistics, or type 'quit' to exit.");
  search = search.toLowerCase()
  message = '';
  if ( search === null || search === 'quit' ) {
    break;
  }
  for (var i = 0; i < students.length; i += 1) {
    student = students[i];
    if ( student.name.toLowerCase() === search ) {
      message += getStudentReport(student);
      print( message );
      reportFound = true;
    }
  }
  if ( !reportFound ) {
    message = "<p>There is no student with the name " + search.toUpperCase() + ".</p>";
    print( message );
  }
}