Record Collection – FCC Coding Challenge

Accessing Nested JavaScript Objects

This is a freeCodeCamp exercise about nested objects and arrays. Here are some things that helped.

Translate the Instructions Correctly and Comprehensibly

I watched the FCC YouTube tutorial. Of course I was able to pass the challenge by copying what the instructor did (see image). record collection function from FCC tutorialBut this didn’t help with my goal of learning and understanding. I read some feedback from Read More »

WordBlanks and Functions

The real lesson here is about passing values into a function.

You can declare a function the same way you declared variables:

function words(noun, adj, adv, verb)

In the snippet, above, we declared the name of a function (words), and we declared the names of four inputs for the function. You can Read More »

Basic JavaScript: Escape Sequences in Strings

I was zipping through the JavaScript lessons with ease, and then this one brought me to stop. What the heck were they talking about?

It’s more clear if you look at the table and read, “If I want my string to display with a new line, I would use \n.” You’ll learn the lesson quicker by reverse-engineering it from the solution, which is:

const myStr = "FirstLine\n\tSecondLine\nThirdLine";

The lesson uses the var keyword, but the current recommended keywords for variables are const or let.