Basic JavaScript - Record Collection

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Hey - not sure why this isn’t passing? I can’t figure it out although I feel like I should be able to! My brain is fried.

Your code so far

// Setup
const recordCollection = {
  2548: {
    albumTitle: 'Slippery When Wet',
    artist: 'Bon Jovi',
    tracks: ['Let It Rock', 'You Give Love a Bad Name']
  },
  2468: {
    albumTitle: '1999',
    artist: 'Prince',
    tracks: ['1999', 'Little Red Corvette']
  },
  1245: {
    artist: 'Robert Palmer',
    tracks: []
  },
  5439: {
    albumTitle: 'ABBA Gold'
  }
};

// Only change code below this line
function updateRecords(records, id, prop, value) {
  if (value === "") {
    delete records[id][prop];
  } else if (prop !== "tracks" && value !== "") {
    records[id][prop] = value
  } else if (prop === "tracks" && value !== "") {
    if (records[id].hasOwnPropery("tracks") === false) {
      records[id][prop]= [];      
    };
    records[id][prop].push(value);
  } 
  return records;
}

updateRecords(recordCollection, 5439, 'artist', 'ABBA');

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Challenge: Basic JavaScript - Record Collection

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could it be as simple as this line missing a semicolon? I see you have a stray semicolon also after one of your closing curly braces

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But don’t delete it just move it in front of your curly brackets because otherwise you’ll be missing it.

Try running a failing test case. You should get a new error message.

You have a small typo in your code.

It was the semi-colon! Thank you to all who chimed in. I still found this one very tough and I am not confident that I can repeat it…keep on going I guess!

The semi-colon should be fine. The issue was misspelling “Property”.

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