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JavaScript Object-Oriented JavaScript Getters and Setters Setters

AJ Jhaveri
AJ Jhaveri
Full Stack JavaScript Techdegree Student 512 Points

String interpolation for setter video example not working.

I'm not getting the owner string for ${owner} in the setters oojs video example.. any ideas? syntax is the exact same as in the video. the string interpolation is not occurring for some reason.

I have:

set owner(owner) { this._owner = owner;
console.log('setter called: ${owner}'); }

but am getting the following in my console:

[after] treehouse:~/workspace$ node Pet.js
setter called: ${owner}

This works fine: console.log('setter called:' + owner); but not console.log('setter called: ${owner}'); for some reason.

3 Answers

It looks like you are using single quotes instead of backticks. The backtick key is to the left of the number 1 key.


'setter called: ${owner}'

should be this:

`setter called: ${owner}`

Here is an MDN article and a page from Stack Overflow.