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Using toUpperCase() on variables

I am having trouble with this Javascript project that I am working on. I am making a quiz application and am having an issue with case sensitivity. I am trying to use the toUpperCase() method so that the answer that is provided by the user is not subject to case sensitivity but am having trouble with it. Any suggestions would be appreciated.

var ruby = prompt("What is the name of a programming language that is also the name of a gem?"); if (ruby === "ruby".toUpperCase()) { var numberCorrect = numberCorrect + 1; } else { var numberIncorrect = numberIncorrect + 1; }

1 Answer

Hey, you have to use the uppercase() method on your prompt, and not the value you are searching :

var ruby = prompt("...").toUpperCase();

if ( ruby === "RUBY")  // since the input is gonna be in uppercase !