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JavaScript JavaScript Loops, Arrays and Objects Simplify Repetitive Tasks with Loops Create a while Loop

the site says I have a "syntax error: parse error" but I've run the code on the JavaScript engine/console and it works.

here is my code, I even changed it so that it would equal "26" at the end when printed but it still apparently has an error somewhere. var count = 0;

while (count < 26) { count += 1; document.write(${count}); }

the way I originally wrote the program was like this, and it also gave me a "bummer syntax error:parse error" var count = 0;

while (count < 26) { document.write(${count}); count += 1; }

var count = 0;

while (count < 26) {
  count += 1;
  document.write(`${count} `);

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
230,233 Points

This challenge apparently doesn't recognize ES2015 syntax. But you don't need the template literal anyway, you can simply output the value directly:


Thanks for your reply! And you're right, it's simpler without the template literal anyway