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Java Local Development Environments Advanced Tooling Finishing TreeStory

Didn't present the TreeStory(3)

My code works at home but it is not passing here. Do I need to prompt the user to let them know they did something wrong?

Here's the output at home:

Enter the story template: Thanks name for helping me out. You are really a adjective noun and I owe you a noun. Please enter a name: Mike Please enter a adjective: dweeb else Please enter a noun: banana Please enter a noun: Spaceship Your TreeStory:

Thanks Mike for helping me out. You are really a else banana and I owe you a Spaceship. Process finished with exit code 0

com/teamtreehouse/Main.java
package com.teamtreehouse;


import java.util.Arrays;
import java.util.List;
import java.io.IOException;
import java.io.BufferedReader;
import java.io.InputStreamReader;

public class Main {

    public static void main(String[] args) {
    // write your code here


        Prompter prompter = new Prompter();
        Template tmpl = null;
        System.out.print("Enter the story template: ");
        // String story = "Thanks __name__ for helping me out.  You are really a __adjective__ __noun__ and I owe you a __noun__.";
        try {
             tmpl = new Template(prompter.getReader().readLine());
        } catch (IOException e) {
            e.printStackTrace();
        }


        prompter.run(tmpl);
        try {
            prompter.getReader().close();
        } catch (IOException e) {
            e.printStackTrace();
        }
    }




    }
com/teamtreehouse/Prompter.java
package com.teamtreehouse;

import java.io.*;
import java.nio.file.Files;
import java.nio.file.Path;
import java.nio.file.Paths;
import java.util.ArrayList;
import java.util.HashSet;
import java.util.List;
import java.util.Set;


public class Prompter {
    private BufferedReader mReader;
    private Set<String> mCensoredWords;

    public BufferedReader getReader() {
        return mReader;
    }

    public Prompter() {
        mReader = new BufferedReader(new InputStreamReader(System.in));
        loadCensoredWords();
    }

    private void loadCensoredWords() {
        mCensoredWords = new HashSet<String>();
        Path file = Paths.get("resources", "censored_words.txt");
        List<String> words = null;
        try {
            words = Files.readAllLines(file);
        } catch (IOException e) {
            System.out.println("Couldn't load censored words");
            e.printStackTrace();
        }
        mCensoredWords.addAll(words);
    }

    public void run(Template tmpl) {
        List<String> results = null;
        try {
            results = promptForWords(tmpl);
        } catch (IOException e) {
            System.out.println("There was a problem prompting for words");
            e.printStackTrace();
            System.exit(0);
        }

       String story = tmpl.render(results);
        System.out.printf("Your TreeStory:%n%n%s", story);

    }

    /**
     * Prompts user for each of the blanks
     *
     * @param tmpl The compiled template
     * @return
     * @throws IOException
     */
    public List<String> promptForWords(Template tmpl) throws IOException {
        List<String> words = new ArrayList<String>();
        for (String phrase : tmpl.getPlaceHolders()) {
            String word = promptForWord(phrase);
            words.add(word);
        }
        return words;
    }


    /**
     * Prompts the user for the answer to the fill in the blank.  Value is guaranteed to be not in the censored words list.
     *
     * @param phrase The word that the user should be prompted.  eg: adjective, proper noun, name
     * @return What the user responded
     */
    public String promptForWord(String phrase) throws IOException {



            String answer = "";
           System.out.print("Please enter a " + phrase + ": ");
            answer = mReader.readLine();
                for (String word : mCensoredWords) {
                    while (answer.equals(word) || answer.equals("")) {
                       // System.out.print("Please enter a " + phrase + ": ");
                        answer = mReader.readLine();
                    }
                }

        return answer;
    }
}
pseudo-tests.md
#  This is essentially what I am testing 
1.  The user is prompted for a string template (the one with the double underscores in it)

2.  The user is then prompted for each word that has been double underscored.

   a. The answer is checked to see if it is contained in the censored words.
      User is continually prompted until they enter a valid word

3.  The user is presented with the completed story

I had this exact problem. I did something similar to you.

You need to create a method in Prompter that reads in a template, using the mReader, rather than trying to do it in the main method of Main.

1 Answer

Craig Dennis
STAFF
Craig Dennis
Treehouse Teacher

Check out your preview.

I just ran it and saw that dweeb was getting through. I will fix the error, but your censoring code seems to be off.

Hope that helps!