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Java Java Objects (Retired) Creating the MVP For Each Loop

Gabriel Llanes
Gabriel Llanes
2,894 Points

I am stuck on this for each loop part please help!

I do not understand the part of the directions where they ask me to increment the counter if the tile matches!

ScrabblePlayer.java
public class ScrabblePlayer {
  private String mHand;

  public ScrabblePlayer() {
    mHand = "";
  }

  public String getHand() {
   return mHand;
  }

  public void addTile(char tile) {
    // Adds the tile to the hand of the player
    mHand += tile;
  }

  public boolean hasTile(char tile) {
   return mHand.indexOf(tile) > -1;
  }

  public int getTileCount(char tile){
    int count = 0;
    for(char tile : mHand.toCharArray()){
      count++; 
     }

    return count;
  }
}

1 Answer

Seth Kroger
Seth Kroger
56,403 Points

Because you're using char tile in the for loop, it will take precedence over the paramenter tile and we don't want that to happen. You should give it a different name, then inside the for loop you check whether it is equal to tile and increment count if it is.