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C# C# Objects Methods Methods

Ali Dahud
Ali Dahud
3,459 Points

i know that but why?

i know that the TongueLength should be capital but why?

Frog.cs
namespace Treehouse.CodeChallenges
{
    class Frog
    {
        public readonly int TongueLength;

        public Frog(int tongueLength)
        {
            TongueLength = tongueLength;
        }
        public bool EatFly(int distanceToFly)
        {
            if (tongueLength>distanceToFly)
            {
                return true;
            }
            else
            {
                return false;
            }
        }
    }   
}

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
229,608 Points

"TongueLength" (capital "T") is the name of the field stored in the object, and that's the one you want to compare with.

But "tongueLength" (lower-case "t") is a parameter of the constructor, and the other methods don't have access to it. In fact, once construction is complete, it doesn't exist anymore.