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

Oliver Palmer
Oliver Palmer
1,774 Points

Why is task 1 no longer passing? I haven't changed that code at all.

As above, nothing has chnaged.

var id = "23188xtr";
var lastName = "Smith";
var userName = id.toUpperCase();
var username += '#' + lastName;
  <meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=UTF-8">
  <title>JavaScript Basics</title>
<script src="app.js"></script>

2 Answers

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
220,450 Points

The error message is perhaps misleading.

What's happened is that instead of adding onto the "userName" variable, you used "var" to create an additional variable named "username" (with a lower-case "n").

Also, the last name needs to be converted to upper case just like you did for the "id".