First, we’ll use Sublime to create an index.html file with the previous template information, and we’ll also create a quick button here in our body tag.
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Next, create a js folder and put a file in it called script.js — this name is an assembly. We will link this JS file to our code just like we did our CSS and launcher in the previous tutorial. It goes into our header.
Now, refreshing the page, we can see that even though we wrote this element in the code, it is hidden because we set the display property to zero.
Now we have this DiscoverMessage function, but it’s not connected to the button yet. Back in our HTML, we’ll add an onclick attribute to our button and provide a value for the DiscoverMessage. This is supposed to fire the DiscoverMessage function when this button is clicked.
Next, create a div and pass these image and id attributes from the paragraph on the div to hide the message and number.
However, you may notice that sometimes our score drops below zero. To prevent this, we can add something called an if-statement. Normally we say that the default new value for a button is zero, but if the current value of the button is 1 or more, then we subtract (count down) one and make that the new value for the button. Otherwise, the button value is null, the default value.
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I will create a new file and name it JS. Then we open that Notepad file and save the file as JS.JS.
Here we can see that the file is different and we can delete our old Notepad files from before.
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