Instructions are confusing

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Your code so far

// Setup
let myStr = "Jello World";

// Only change code below this line
myStr[0] = "H"; // Change this line
// Only change code above this line

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Challenge: Understand String Immutability

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my solution

let myStr = “Jello World” ;

myStr = “Hello World” ;
myStr [0] = “H” ;
but its not working

This is the thing that the instructions very specifically said wouldn’t work, so I’m not surprised that it doesn’t work.

Hi @techlife !

Welcome to the forum!

Strings are immutable.
That means you can’t alter one letter of a string.
This does not work

let myStr = "Bob";
myStr[0] = "J";`

So, if you want to change the value of the variable myStr then you need to assign a whole new string to it.

let myStr = "Bob";
myStr = "Job";

myStr used to be "Bob" but then we assigned a new value to it called "Job"

In your challenge you have a string of "Jello World".
But you can’t just change one letter of a string like this

myStr[0] = "H";

That violates the rules on how strings work in programming.

Instead you need to assign a whole new word of "Hello World" to the myStr variable.

A few more hints to help you solve the problem.

You solution only needs to be one line.

Look very carefully at this line of the example code

myStr = "Job";

Follow that structure, but use the correct string.

Hope that helps!