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Java Java Basics Perfecting the Prototype Looping until the value passes

Paulo Barradas
Paulo Barradas
307 Points

Did you use console.printf and to write out the formatted string with the response?

Do not understand question

Example.java
// I have initialized a java.io.Console for you. It is in a variable named console.
String response;
boolean invalidWord;
do {
      response = console.readLine("Do you understand do while loops?  ");
      invalidWord = (response.equalsIgnoreCase("No"));
      if (invalidWord);
      } while(invalidWord);
{
        console.printf("Because you said YES, you passed the test!.\n");
      }  

1 Answer

Gergely Horvath
PLUS
Gergely Horvath
Courses Plus Student 8,207 Points

There are two problems with your code:

  1. there are unnecessary space characters somewhere, find them
  2. in your console.printf method you anticipate your user will say YES if the answer is not "No". Is this good thinking? The task asks you to include the user provided answer in your printout. Have a look at some examples.
  3. Also: Is invalidWord variable needed?