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Students list challenge. Not sure how to go further
I am stuck (as always). I was excited I powered through the first steps, just to hit a wall. I'd like to have some help if possible, a feedback, but not a solution.
Could you please provide a little push, so that I can move in the right direction?
That's what I've built so far. I am not sure if all of this is necessary. However, I am able to log all the names in a new Array. What I want to do is to print the name that the user writes in the prompt dialog.
The program asks questions in a loop. If the user writes a name that is in the system, then there's a match and all the students get logged in the console. Somehow I have to tell the system : write the information about the student you typed in.
In which direction should I move?
As always, I do appreciate your time!
Steven Parker210,423 Points
Here's a few hints (no code):
The prompt should be done before the search loop. This allows the program to check each name for a match without asking for more input. If you want to be able to do more than one search, you'll need another loop around everything.
You'll also need a process to convert the contents of a student object into a string to make it visible on the page. In the next video this is done in a function.
I am posting here my solution for anyone interested in knowing more about the challenge. This is not as dry as some responses here, because I am asking the system to store the answer to a new Array, which is not needed. I am also not using a nice styled message at the bottom, or .toLowerCase() as an option, however the core of the program is there