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Java Java Basics Perfecting the Prototype Looping until the value passes

paolo zambrano
paolo zambrano
606 Points

Can anyone help?

I am unable to complete this challenge. Here attached the snapshot of my work so far with the bummer error I cannot resolve. Is there anyone hat can assist me and explain?

Example.java
// I have initialized a java.io.Console for you. It is in a variable named console.
String loops = console.readLine("do you understand do while loops?  ");
String response;
boolean isInvalidWord;
do {
  response = console.readLine("do you understand do while loops?");
  isInvalidWord = (response.equalsIgnoreCase("no"));
if (isInvalidWord) {
  console.printf("try again. \n\n");
}
} while(isInvalidWord);
if (response.equalsIgnoreCase("yes")); {
console.printf("Because you said yes, you passed the test! \n\n");
}
paolo zambrano
paolo zambrano
606 Points

here the bummer error:

Bummer: Did you use console.printf and to write out the formatted string with the response? i am not sure what am i doing wrong. thx

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
220,925 Points

The instructions don't say that only "yes" should produce the response.

But they do say that the actual response should be returned as part of the message.