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

Daniel Grigo
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Daniel Grigo
Full Stack JavaScript Techdegree Graduate 18,815 Points

Usage of the if-condition in the do-while-loop

Hi, I was just wondering: what's the point of using the var correctGuess and the corresponding if-condition which is supposed to change it's value on a right guess? It would be much shorter to just do the test if the guess is correct in the while-statement like this:


1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
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I doubt most of the course examples are meant to be taken as the best or only strategy for addressing a certain need. They are just picked as ways to illustrate the use of the technique being introduced.

The fact that you're thinking of effective alternative strategies is evidence of your learning progress and grasp of the material. Good job! :+1: