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JavaScript JavaScript Loops, Arrays and Objects Simplify Repetitive Tasks with Loops A Closer Look At Loop Conditions

Task error "Your code took too long to load"

does this mean my code is wrong or the site isn't working?

app.js
var secret = prompt("What is the secret password?");
var sesame;
while ( secret !== sesame) {
}

document.write("You know the secret password. Welcome.");
index.html
<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
  <meta charset="utf-8">
  <title>JavaScript Loops</title>
</head>
<body>
<script src="app.js"></script>
</body>
</html>

1 Answer

Thomas Nilsen
Thomas Nilsen
14,957 Points

You never do anything inside the while loop. Which means this will loop forever.

Try something like this

var secret = prompt("What is the secret password?");

while ( secret !== "sesame") {
  secret = prompt("What is the secret password?");
}
document.write("You know the secret password. Welcome.");

Now if you write the wrong secret you're asked to try again, and once you give the correct answer you will exit the loop.