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JavaScript JavaScript Basics (Retired) Storing and Tracking Information with Variables Using String Methods

unknown hash character?

error reads "userName value is '23188XTRSMITH', not '23188XTR#SMITH' ....where did the extra pound/hash sign come from?

app.js
var id = "23188xtr";
var lastName = "Smith";
var userName = id + lastName;
userName = userName.toUpperCase ( )

///variable is "23188xtrSmith" not "23188XTR#SMITH"
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>

3 Answers

Antonio De Rose
Antonio De Rose
20,884 Points

Use the JavaScript .toUpperCase( ) string method to assign an all uppercase version of the id variable to the userName variable.

leave out lastName and try it out.

id + lastName is not necessary, this line is not necessary.

Rocky Balboa
Rocky Balboa
19,039 Points

var userName = id.toUpperCase();

The problem here is that you're defining your userName twice. I can copy/paste your code and remove one line and it passes. Just erase this line.

The hash character is used in task 2. Doesn't make much sense in task 1.

yeah, I guess somehow I glitched the website to require the answer for task two during task 1, it seems to have been fixed now.