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JavaScript JavaScript Basics (Retired) Storing and Tracking Information with Variables Using String Methods

What does it mean when you submit your work and it tells you task 1 is no longer passing?

The question ask for me to add a #Symbol and lastName in uppercase and I put: "#lastName".toUpperCase and the tells me that task one (var userName = id.toUppercase());" is no longer passing? I need help.

app.js
var id = "23188xtr";
var lastName = "Smith";

var userName = id.toUpperCase("23188xtr");
var userName + "#lastName".toUpperCase = "23188XTR#SMITH";
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>

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
230,248 Points

That usually means you introduced a syntax error.

Since the tasks are re-tested in order, a syntax error will make them all fail, so it will report task 1 first.

In this case, you have an addition operation on the left side of an assignment, which is not allowed. Also remember that variable names should not be put in quotes, a variable should be declared only one time, and the toUpperCase method does not take an argument.