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JavaScript JavaScript Basics (Retired) Making Decisions with Conditional Statements Introducing Conditional Statements

Variable

Could you check my variable coding please, And let me know what I have missed. Thanks

app.js
var answer= prompt('what is the best programming language?'); 
if ( answer === 'javaScript' ) {
  alert('You are correct");
}
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>

4 Answers

Henrique Voni
Henrique Voni
12,296 Points

You need to use " or ' equally for open and closing.

Your alert is using ' for opening and " for closing:

alert('You are correct");

Try fixing using this:

alert("You are correct");

Thanks for your fast respond, but still is not working.

Henrique Voni
Henrique Voni
12,296 Points

Is there anything else in your app.js file? Which browser are you running it?

Tobias Edwards
Tobias Edwards
14,458 Points

Hi, on top of what Henrique Giualiani mentioned, try changing the test condition of 'javaScript' to 'JavaScript' (notice the capitalization)