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C# C# Basics (Retired) Perfect Final

Am I doing it right?

I'm on the final task of the C# Basics course (woohoo!) and I would like to be told whether or not I am on the right track to finishing this.

EDIT I'll finish this later on maybe

Program.cs
using System;

namespace Treehouse.CodeChallenges
{
    class Program
    {
        static void Main()
        {

           try
           {
                    // code goes here
               Console.Write("Enter the number of times to print \"Yay!\": ");
            string input = Console.ReadLine();

            int count = int.Parse(input);

            if(input <= 0)
            {
                Console.Write(input + " You must enter a positive number.");
                continue;
            }
            else if(input >= 1)
            {
                Console.Write(input
            }
            int i = 0;
            while(i < count)
            {
                i += 1;   
                Console.WriteLine("Yay!");
            }
           }
           catch (FormatException) // The catch block should catch FormatException exceptions
           {
                    //Inside of the catch block, output to the console the message "You must enter a whole number."
               Console.Write("You must enter a whole number.");
           }
        }
    }
}

2 Answers

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
216,851 Points

Four things stand out for me at first glance:

Though you have converted the input into a number ("count"), there are a couple of lines where the original string ("input") is being compared with a number.

And this statement appears to be incomplete:

                Console.Write(input

It's also not clear why anything would be output at that point in the program.

Third, there's a "continue" statement but it's not inside a loop (they are only allowed in loops).

And finally, one of the output messages is different from what the instructions asked for.

ok, thanks

Henrik Christensen
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Henrik Christensen
Python Web Development Techdegree Student 38,320 Points

Didn't you complete this yesterday? https://teamtreehouse.com/community/needing-help-again

Anyway, the challenge don't tell you to add an if/else if statement - remove it.

Other than that it looks fine - try remember to indent your code to make it more readable :-)

I only completed the first task then went to bed and thanks :P