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Stuck on JQuery Challenge the answer is not in the video.

Create a method called 'isValidEmail' that takes one argument that returns true when a string with an '@' symbol is passed, false if not. This is the answer from the video: function isValidEmail(email){ return email.indexOf("@") != -1;} This does not pass on the code challenge....? What am I doing wrong....Why are we being taught different from the video...? I have watched the video 4 times..taken a break and still can't work it out.


3 Answers

Lauren Boyes
Lauren Boyes
2,516 Points

What error response are you getting?

What I put in was correct.....looks like the spacing between items was wrong.

Hi Neil,

Thanks for emailing in! Try this as your answer...

function isValidEmail(email) { return email.indexOf("@") != -1; }

I hope this helps! Let me know if you have any questions. :) Thanks for being a member.<br>

Got this message from help desk....

James Barnett
James Barnett
39,199 Points

Neil Berriman - Sometimes with programming, whitespace is syntactically important.