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JavaScript JavaScript Basics (Retired) Storing and Tracking Information with Variables Create a variable with a string

Super simple javascript problem..

Whats the solution here?

app.js
var player = "\'Jasmine\'";
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="app.js"></script>
</body>
</html>

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
217,443 Points

I can see how it is very easy to interpret the instructions as asking for exactly what you have here. But they didn't mean for you to include the single quotes as part of the word.

Also, on those occasions when you actually do need to put one type of quote inside a different one, you don't need to escape the inner ones with back-slashes. The escapes are only needed to preserve the same kind of quote that is enclosing the entire string.