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JavaScript JavaScript Basics (Retired) Storing and Tracking Information with Variables Using String Methods

Struggling with why the concatination is not working on this challenge.

Take a look at my code and let me know what I am missing.. Thanks.

var id = "23188xtr";
var lastName = "Smith";

var userName = id.toUpperCase();
var userName = id.toUpperCase() + "#" + lastName.toUpperCase;
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  <title>JavaScript Basics</title>
<script src="app.js"></script>

1 Answer

Nicholas Olsen
Nicholas Olsen
Front End Web Development Techdegree Student 19,342 Points

I think the parser they use to evaluate your code is just confused by the fact that you are assigning to userName twice. Just take out the first assignment and it should work:

var id = "23188xtr";
var lastName = "Smith";

var userName = id.toUpperCase() + "#" + lastName.toUpperCase;

It will work with the 2 assignment statements although it's unnecessary to do it that way.

The parentheses are missing on the second call to the .toUpperCase method which is causing it not to pass.

aidencornwell ,

I would recommend that you do a single assignment statement like Nicholas has shown here.