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Week 2

Page history last edited by Shana L. McDanold 12 years, 2 months ago

Week 2 Session

 

Summary: Javascript Functions, Hello New York app

 

Questions


 

Discussion/observations


Exercise 1.4 (Fix Me) was broken, but now seems to have been fixed at the Codeacademy end

Comments (2)

Christine DeZelar-Tiedman said

at 3:35 pm on Jan 17, 2012

I still can't get it to work, so I must be doing something else wrong. Here is the code I'm using:

var fullName = "";
var name;
var firstLetter;
/*
fixName function definition should go here.
*/
fixName = function() {
firstLetter = name.substring(0, 1);
name = firstLetter.toUpperCase() + name.substring(1);
fullName = fullName + " " + name;
}
name = prompt("Enter your first name (all in lower case):");

fixname();

name = prompt("Enter your second name (all in lower case):");

fixname();

console.log("And your fullname is:" + fullName);


And here is the error message I'm getting:
[Exception... "Component returned failure code: 0x80040111 (NS_ERROR_NOT_AVAILABLE) [nsIDOMWindow.prompt]" nsresult: "0x80040111 (NS_ERROR_NOT_AVAILABLE)" location: "JS frame :: http://www.codecademy.com/assets/jsrepl/sandbox.js :: <TOP_LEVEL> :: line 52" data: no]

Sigh. I was hoping I wouldn't be so completely out of my depth so soon.

byoose said

at 5:19 pm on Jan 17, 2012

Christine, I see that you call fixname instead of fixName, the exact name for your function. You will want to change those two function calls and run the code again.

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