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JavaScript Introduction to Programming Control Structures Loops

Weng Cheong Sin
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Weng Cheong Sin
Courses Plus Student 2,108 Points

Why did Jim not need to specify the condition: counter>0 for the for loop?

Why did Jim not need to specify the condition: counter>0 for the for loop?

3 Answers

There's no need to specify because as soon as counter is equal to zero, the condition evaluates to False (whereas everytime the loop executes and counter doesn't equal 0 it evaluates to true.)

Valdas Japertas
Valdas Japertas
4,522 Points

0 is a Falsy value. Here's more about Truthy and Falsy values: http://www.sitepoint.com/javascript-truthy-falsy/