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JavaScript JavaScript Loops, Arrays and Objects Tracking Multiple Items with Arrays Using Array Indices

The script.js file contains an array of string values -- the names of players in a game. Let's practice using array indi

I cannot seem to pass the console log function correctly

script.js
var players = ['Jim', 'Shawna', 'Andrew', 'Lora', 'Aimee', 'Nick'];
{
  (
    console.log [0];
  )
}
index.html
<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
  <meta charset="utf-8">
  <title>JavaScript Loops</title>
</head>
<body>
<script src="script.js"></script>
</body>
</html>

2 Answers

Kevin Gates
Kevin Gates
14,826 Points

As the previous person mentions, you need to update your code. A console.log function needs to have a parentheses around what you want to log to the console so it looks like this:

console.log( ...your code... );

Now, for an array, you can target the index of an array via the brackets []. However, you need to put the name of the array first. Therefore it would look something like this:

players[0]

Altogether, if you want to console log a specific array item, then you would have something like this:

console.log(players[0]);

I don't know what do you wanna do exactly but I'd say try this:

var players = ['Jim', 'Shawna', 'Andrew', 'Lora', 'Aimee', 'Nick'];
console.log(players[0]);