Console Loggin' explainer


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Aim of the puzzle: Use console.log() to print output to the console area of the screen.

Walk through of solution: The print() function you have been using is a custom function that will only work in Grasshopper. For the same functionality anywhere you use JavaScript, there is console.log(). The value of anything you pass as an argument will be printed.

Tap the empty space below the console.log() that is already there. Then tap the console button. Next, tap the .log() button to attach it to console. Finally, add any string of text inside the parentheses as an argument. Run the code to see the output of your console.log().

Sample code solution:
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print('In Grasshopper, the print() function logs strings and numbers to the console window');
console.log('console.log can also log to the console window');
console.log('and also works outside Grasshopper.');

Javascript Concepts: Strings, Console

Grasshopper Concepts: print()