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

Luis Paulino
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Luis Paulino
Courses Plus Student 1,779 Points

What am I suppose to do?

I keep editing the code, and I keep getting first line is not responding. Also, I keep getting a Syntax error.

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

Hey Luis, I think the syntax error you are getting is because of your else have ().

var answer = prompt("What is the best programming language?");
if(answer==='JavaScript'){
   alert("You are correct");
}else{
    alert("Javascript is the best language!");
}

2 Answers

Here is what I did:

var answer = prompt("What is the best programming language?");

if(answer === "JavaScript"){

  alert("You are correct");
}
else{
  alert("JavaScript is the best language!"); 
}

This code passed the challenge.

You basically made two mistakes: 1) do not add ";" at the end of lines with alert, 2) create "()" after word else