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JavaScript JavaScript Basics (Retired) Introducing JavaScript The Console Challenge Answer

jiwan gurung
jiwan gurung
4,248 Points

whats the exact purpose having console.log in the js file?

whats the exact purpose having console.log in the js file?dont the browser's console work without the console.log syntax?

2 Answers

console.log() is a function used to output standard output (stdout) to the JavaScript console. Very useful for debugging.

(In NodeJS, it will output to terminal window.)

Gabriel Rumbaut
Gabriel Rumbaut
2,476 Points

It's useful for checking an output of a function or the value of a variable. Say you have a function or a loop that's not quite working the way you'd hoped. You can use console.log in the code to print the values to the console, just so you can see what's going on.