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C# C# Basics (Retired) Perfect Final

C# Basics Final Challenge; Printing "Yay!"

Getting a compiler error that I don't understand here. Tells me that "Console" is unexpected? Something wrong with my variable scope? Any other pointers are welcome, too. Hopefully I'm not too far off track here.

using System;

namespace Treehouse.CodeChallenges
    class Program
        static void Main()
            var counter = 0

            Console.Write("Enter the number of times to print \"Yay!\": ");

            var entry = Console.Readline();

            while(int.Parse(entry) >= counter)
                ++ counter;

Hey Adam,

You're missing a semi-colon brother...right after the 0.

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
230,024 Points

You're missing a semicolon.

The line that initializes counter is missing the semicolon at the end. That's why "Console" (on the following line) was unexpected.

Also, you wrote "Readline" (with a lower case "l") instead of "ReadLine" (with capital "L").

And you might need to adjust how you do your comparison to get the correct number of outputs.

Thanks so much! After posting I searched the forums a bit more and encountered others who'd made similar mistakes and found some code that worked. Then I compared my original and saw the gaffes. Muddled through the rest of the challenge with some more of the same trial and error. Really appreciate the feedback!