Loop the Loop


#1



https://www.codecademy.com/en/courses/spencer-sandbox/4/2?curriculum_id=506324b3a7dffd00020bf661#

Below is my code and the error message I get when I run it. Can anyone please tell me where am I doing wrong ?

alice
bob
michelle
timmy

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We're running a test below to make sure your code works.
alicebobmichelletimmy
TypeError: Cannot read property 'name' of undefined


**// Our Person constructor**
**function Person(name, age) {**
**    this.name = name;**
**    this.age = age;**
**};**

**var family = [];**
**// Now we can make an array of people**
**family[0] = new Person("alice", 40);**
**family[1] = new Person("bob", 42);**
**family[2] = new Person("michelle", 8);**
**family[3] = new Person("timmy", 6);**


**// loop through our new array**
**for (var i =0; i <= family.length; i++) {**
**    console.log(family[i].name);**
**};**


#2

Problem is here:

for (var i =0; i <= family.length; i++) {

family is just a normal array. We start indexing array elements from 0. That is why the last element of this array has index family.length - 1.

Let's assume that we have this array:

var names = ["John", "Mike", "Steven"]

Length of this array (names.length) is equal to 3. Index of element "John" is 0, "Mike" -> 1 and "Steven" -> 2.

Your loop will try to access elements at indices 0, 1, ..., family.length - 1, family.length. This last index does not have any value assigned.

You have to change the condition of your for loop to:

i < family.length

or:

i <= family.length - 1

#3

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