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JavaScript JavaScript Loops, Arrays and Objects Simplify Repetitive Tasks with Loops Create a `do...while` loop

Adam Hinckley
Adam Hinckley
139 Points

This do while loop works in the chrome console, but the challenge says I have something wrong. What needs to change?

See my code and let me know if something is wrong with it.

var secret = prompt("What is the secret password?");
 do {
  secret = prompt("What is the secret password?");    
}while ( secret !== "sesame" );
document.write("You know the secret password. Welcome.");
<!DOCTYPE html>
  <meta charset="utf-8">
  <title>JavaScript Loops</title>
<script src="script.js"></script>

2 Answers

Heidi Puk Hermann
Heidi Puk Hermann
33,366 Points

If you read the feedback you get, it almost explains the issue.

You get: You only need to call the prompt() method once, and only inside the loop. Hint: Declare the secret variable before the loop.

outside the loop, you should only declare the variable secret. You can leave it empty. Then inside the do-clause, you set the prompt. It will look something like this:

   var secret;

   do {
      secret = prompt(...);
   } while (