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Java Java Objects (Retired) Creating the MVP Current Progress

David Hume
David Hume
10,334 Points

I am not getting the "Try to solve: " prompt when I run the app. All I get is the "Enter a letter" prompt.

//here is my Hangman class:
public class Hangman {
        public static void main(String[] args) {
        Game game = new Game("treehouse");
        Prompter prompter = new Prompter(game);
        prompter.displayProgress();
        boolean isHit = prompter.promptForGuess();

        if(isHit){
          System.out.println("We got a hit!");
        } else {
          System.out.println("Whoops, that was a miss");
        }
        prompter.displayProgress();
     }
}

//here is my Prompter class:
import java.io.Console;

public class Prompter {
  private Game mGame;

  public Prompter(Game game){
    mGame = game;
  }
  public boolean promptForGuess(){
    Console console=System.console();
    String guessAsString = console.readLine("Enter a letter:  ");
    char guess = guessAsString.charAt(0);
    return mGame.applyGuess(guess);                                            
  }
  public void displayProgress() {
        System.out.printf("Try to solve:  %s\n", mGame.getCurrentProgress());
    }
}
//here is my Game class:
public class Game {
  private String mAnswer;
  private String mHits;
  private String mMisses;

  public Game(String answer){
    mAnswer = answer;
    mHits = "";
    mMisses = "";
  }

  public boolean applyGuess(char letter){
    boolean isHit = mAnswer.indexOf(letter) >= 0;
    if (isHit) {
          mHits += letter;
        } else {
          mMisses += letter;
      }
      return isHit;
  } 

  public String getCurrentProgress() {
        String progress = "";
            for (char letter: mAnswer.toCharArray()) {
            char display = '-';
            if (mHits.indexOf(letter) >= 0)  {
                display = letter;
            }
            progress += display;
        }
        return progress;
    }
}
David Hume
David Hume
10,334 Points

It must have been the workspace app (or network communication with it). I re-launched workspace and the program compiled and worked as expected. Lesson learned - if your code looks correct and you're not getting an error message, then save the files and launch the workspace again. -David