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JavaScript JavaScript Basics Storing and Tracking Information with Variables Variables Review

Gabriela Miranda
Gabriela Miranda
185 Points

I can not understand why with the code in question does not apear chase instead uncaught TypeError

What happens when the code below runs?

const player = 'Skye';
player = 'Chase';


1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
229,644 Points

A property of a "const" is that it can only be assigned once. Attempting to re-assign it causes an error and stops execution (so the console.log never runs).

The behavior you were expecting would be true if the variable had been declared with "let" or "var".