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Java Java Objects (Retired) Creating the MVP Strings and Chars

Nicole Favela
Nicole Favela
1,342 Points

I don't know what's wrong with this code. Please help!

I thought I followed the instructions to a tee:/ What am I missing?

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 playerad

      // addTile+=mHand;
       mHand += tile;


    }

    public boolean hasTile(char tile) {

   if (mHand.indexOf(tile) > 0){ 
      return true; 
   }
      else {
        return false;

}
}

2 Answers

Craig Dennis
STAFF
Craig Dennis
Treehouse Teacher

Remember 0 is the first index. I think you mean >= 0 (greater than or equal to 0).

Craig Dennis
Craig Dennis
Treehouse Teacher

Also, remember, you can just return the expression

Craig Dennis
Craig Dennis
Treehouse Teacher

Also, remember, you can just return the expression

Nicole Favela
Nicole Favela
1,342 Points

I saw that after and changed it, but it still gave me a compiler error. Do you mean to just return hasTile? public boolean hasTile(char tile) {

  if (mHand.indexOf(tile)>=0){
    return true;
  }
  else {
   return false;  //????

  }

return hasTile;

Marcus Eley
Marcus Eley
16,213 Points

It looks like you are missing a } at the end of your code. That should take care of the compiler error.