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

What is wrong with my example?

The error says I did not attach the # symbol between id and lastName vars.

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

var userName = id.toUpperCase() + '#' + lastName.toUpperCase();
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>

3 Answers

Felix Sonnenholzer
Felix Sonnenholzer
14,654 Points

Hi,

There is nothing wrong with your code. But to complete the challenge maybe try:

var id = "23188xtr";
var lastName = "Smith";

var userName = id.toUpperCase();
userName += '#' + lastName.toUpperCase();

I think that's just a bug trying to get you to use the += operator. Or try to use double quotes on the "#".

<b>Thank you!</b> I did something similar just after posted the question and passed the challenge!

Your code is fine. I had the same problem when I was doing that one. Try:

var id = "23188xtr";
var lastName = "Smith";

var userName = id;

document.write(userName.toUpperCase() + "#" + lastName.toUpperCase());

<b>Thanks!</b> I think I went for the similar solution with two new statements, one of which used "+=".

try:

var userName = id.toUpperCase() + "#" + lastName.toUpperCase();

Thank you! I appreciate your help!