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JavaScript JavaScript Basics (Retired) Creating Reusable Code with Functions Returning a Value from a Function

Mike Aquan-Assee
Mike Aquan-Assee
15,336 Points

Stuck

Need help please

script.js
function getYear() {
    var year = new Date().getFullYear();
  return year;

}

  getYear() {
  var yearToday = getYear();
  }
index.html
<!DOCTYPE HTML>
<html>
<head>
  <meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=UTF-8">
  <title>JavaScript Basics</title>
</head>
<body>
<script src="script.js"></script>
</body>
</html>

2 Answers

Hi Mike,

You've already created the function, so when you call, it you only need to use: getYear(); So if you want to assign it to a variable you could write it as var yearToday = getYear();

Hope this helps.

You've got the correct answer nested in there, not need for calling it and trying to find a use for curly braces, it's just:

var yearToday = getYear();