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JavaScript JavaScript Basics (Retired) Making Decisions with Conditional Statements Introducing Conditional Statements

mustafa attaie
mustafa attaie
8,068 Points

Stuck on a challenge, always reverts back to task 1

i believe the code i wrote is correct. When refreshing i pass the first task then when trying to complete the 2nd task it reverts back to the first task saying there is a syntax error?

var answer = prompt('What is the best programming language?');

if {
answer = "JavaScript"
  alert("You are correct")
  <meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=UTF-8">
  <title>JavaScript Basics</title>
<script src="app.js"></script>

2 Answers

Daniel Pérez
Daniel Pérez
13,402 Points

The "===" operator compares the value and the type, and that's what you need to complete this challenge.

var answer = prompt("What is the best programming language?");

if(answer === "JavaScript"){ alert("Your are correct"); }

Daniel Pérez
Daniel Pérez
13,402 Points

Hello, I think you should change the "=" operator to "==" operator to evaluate the string. And the "if" sintax is: if(condition) { code }. I hope it helps.

mustafa attaie
mustafa attaie
8,068 Points

tried the == for the variable I'm still getting a syntax error?