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C# C# Basics (Retired) Perfect Final

Help !! I am hitting the wall !! i can not get it to print.

I am hitting the wall !! i can not get it to print.

using System;

namespace Treehouse.CodeChallenges { class Program { static void Main() { Console.Write("Enter the number of times to print \"Yay!\": "); int counter = 0; string times = Console.ReadLine();

        try
        {
            int totals = int.Parse(times);
            while (counter < totals)
            {
                Console.WriteLine("Yey!");
                counter ++;
            }
        }
        catch (FormatException)
       {
            Console.WriteLine("Yay!");
        }
        if (counter <= 0)
        {
            Console.WriteLine("Yay!");

        }
    }
}

}

Program.cs
using System;

namespace Treehouse.CodeChallenges
{
    class Program
    {
        static void Main()
        {
            Console.Write("Enter the number of times to print \"Yay!\": ");
            int counter = 0;
            string times = Console.ReadLine();

            try
            {
                int totals = int.Parse(times);
                while (counter < totals)
                {
                    Console.WriteLine("Yey!");
                    counter ++;
                }
            }
            catch (FormatException)
           {
                Console.WriteLine("Yay!");
            }
            if (counter <= 0)
            {
                Console.WriteLine("Yay!");

            }
        }
    }
}

2 Answers

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
228,978 Points

I notice 3 issues with this code:

  • when the input is valid, you should print "Yay!" (with an "a"), not "Yey!" (with an "e")
  • when the input is invalid, you must print"You must enter a whole number.", not "Yay!"
  • you also have an extra test and print after the catch which is not part of the challenge

I believe you need to add "using System.IO" to the using directives (i.e. under where it says "using System").

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
228,978 Points

No, there's nothing in this challenge that references the System.IO namespace.