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JavaScript Getting Started With ES2015 Defining Variables With let and const Review creating variables with const

why a variable used to track a user's logged in status should not be defined using the const keyword?

this was the question asked in one of the quiz and did not understand why?

1 Answer

Dmitry Polyakov
Dmitry Polyakov
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Because logged in status changes. A user can be loggedIn = true or he can be loggedIn = false. if a variable is declared with const you cannot change its value