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

Task 1 works but then once it in Task 2 it stops working.

app.js
var answer = prompt('What is the best programming language?');
if (answer() === 'JavaScript') {
  alert('You are correct'); 
}
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>

2 Answers

In the if statement you have parentheses after the variable answer

Get rid of those and it should work.

This worked in jsfiddle.

var answer = prompt('What is the best programming language?');
if (answer === 'JavaScript') {
  alert('You are correct'); 
}

Hope this helps.

Thank you!

You're welcome.

Happy coding!