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JavaScript JavaScript Functions Create Reusable Code with Functions Return a Value from a Function

what am i missing.

function getYear (){
  const yearToday = new Date(). getFullYear();
  return year;
const = year;
  <meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=UTF-8">
  <title>JavaScript Basics</title>
<script src="script.js"></script>

1 Answer

Hi James!

You had a few issues:

1) You have a space before the dot where getFullYear is called.

2) yearToday should be the variable you store the return value when getYear is called

3) You never call getYear as instructed

This passes all three tasks:

function getYear (){
  const thisYear = new Date().getFullYear();
  return thisYear;
const yearToday = getYear();

I hope that helps.

Stay safe and happy coding!