Ternary Operator – Beau teaches JavaScript

The ternary operator, or conditional operator, takes three arguments and is basically a shortened way of writing an if-else statement.

🔗 http://codepen.io/beaucarnes/pen/oBbegb?editors=0012

More info:
🔗 https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Web/JavaScript/Reference/Operators/Conditional_Operator

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This Post Has 27 Comments

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  2. Martin Muthie

    I had a ternary operator quiz that was embedded in another ternary operator and couldn't figure out what was happening. Until I met Beau. Thanks a lot.

  3. Bones Muhroni

    anyone else freaked out at how quickly he typed "You are an adult" and "You are a kid"?

  4. Akheli Kancha

    what is the difference between ternary operator and if/else statement? which one is faster, suitable and apprioripate in which situation?? can you explain. thank you in advance.

  5. Human Evolution

    Nested ternaries are wak yo. At that point we should be looking at switch statements. Right? Still learning…

  6. hey man

    can anyone tell what is meant by three operand ?

  7. Darnell G

    I am using Codecademy Pro and this was a bit confusing in the lesson. This video explains it absolutely perfect. I understand the syntax and how it works. Thank you!

  8. Cj Hunt

    This helped me a lot. Thanks Beau!

  9. •Sunny•

    in 4 minutes you explained everything. wooow Thank you

  10. lycan

    why fcc videos so little views? should have at least 50k views in my book

  11. lycan

    that thumbnail is hilarious lol

  12. ahmed ali


  13. nice video what if firstcheck = true and secondcheck = true please explain

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