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JavaScript JavaScript Loops, Arrays and Objects Simplify Repetitive Tasks with Loops Create a `do...while` loop

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var = secret;
do {
  prompt("What is the secret password?");
   while ( secret !== "sesame" ) {
  secret = prompt("What is the secret password?");    
document.write("You know the secret password. Welcome.");
<!DOCTYPE html>
  <meta charset="utf-8">
  <title>JavaScript Loops</title>
<script src="script.js"></script>

2 Answers

Karolin Rafalski
Karolin Rafalski
11,368 Points

The format of a do while loop is

do {
stuff in here
} while (the thing in these parenthesis is true)
Carl Whedbee
Carl Whedbee
18,577 Points

A couple of things. First, you used the var keyword, but you did not set a variable name. But also check the code. In your conditional, you should be checking to see if the variable secret is not equal to the string "sesame".