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JavaScript JavaScript Basics (Retired) Storing and Tracking Information with Variables Combining Strings

something Seems to be wrong with the text editor in this question .


i'm supposed to create two variables and assign my first and last name to them. I'm getting an error where the first task is no longer passing. i'm not sure what i'm doing wrong. can anyone check out the editor , maybe its internal?

task one ; var firstName = 'fred'; task two ; var lastName /LastName = 'isdead'; I'm getting an "Oops! it looks like Task 1 is no longer passing!"

var firstName = 'fred';

var LastName = 'isdead';
  <meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=UTF-8">
  <title>JavaScript Basics</title>
<script src="script.js"></script>

hmm... i reloaded the page, got past that step now its doing it in the next step O.o.

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
230,024 Points

:point_right: Javascript is case sensitive.

You named your second variable LastName (capital L) but they want you to use lastName (lower case "l").

:warning: Warning: Your second line above contains an invisible ASCII "DEL" character (code 127). One of those on the line will also mess up the challenge.

ASCII "DEL" character (code 127) what, where?