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Java Java Objects Creating the MVP Scrabble Tiles

I have absolutely no idea where to start.

I have absolutely no idea where to start. I am drawing a complete blank.

ScrabblePlayer.java
public class ScrabblePlayer {
  // A String representing all of the tiles that this player has
  private String tiles;

  public ScrabblePlayer() {
    tiles = "";
  }

  public String getTiles() {
    return tiles;
  }

  public void addTile(char tile) {
    // TODO: Add the tile to tiles


  }

  public boolean hasTile(char tile) {
    // TODO: Determine if user has the tile passed in
    return false;
  }

}

2 Answers

Raphaël Seguin
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Raphaël Seguin
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Task 1 :

tiles += tile; // adds the parameter tile to the string tiles

Task 2 :

return tiles.indexOf(tile) > 0; // returns true if indexOf() finds the char tile in the string tiles. (it would yield -1 if the char tile can't be found)

Thanks man I really appreciate it, it's just harder to learn when you don't have someone kind of walking you through a new type of problem