#FreeCodeCamp Bonfire: Find the Longest Word in a String

function findLongestWord(str) {
  str = str.split(" ");
  var longest = 0;
  var word = null;  
  for(i=0; i<str.length; i++) {
    if (longest < str[i].length) {
        longest = str[i].length;
        word = str[i];
    }
  }
  return word.length;
}

findLongestWord("The quick brown fox jumped over the lazy dog");

 

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