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Java Java Basics Perfecting the Prototype Looping until the value passes

Is it normal to forget methods we've learned so far?

Is it normal for someone to forget methods when doing a challenge? I couldn't remember ".equalsIgnoreCase" and kept typing == until I went back to the previous video.

/*  So the age old knock knock joke goes like this:

    Person A:  Knock Knock.
    Person B:  Who's there?
    Person A:  Banana
    Person B:  Banana who?
    ...as long as Person A has answered Banana the above repeats endlessly
    ...assuming the person answers Orange we'd see
    Person B:  Orange who?
    ...and then the punchline.
    Person A:  Orange you glad I didn't say Banana again?
    (It's a really bad joke that makes it sound like "Aren't you glad I didn't say Banana again?")

    Let's just assume the only two words passed in from the console from Person B are either banana or orange.


// Person A asks:
console.printf("Knock Knock.\n");

// Person B asks and Person A's response is stored in the String who:
String who;
do    {
who = console.readLine("Who's there?  ");
} while (who.equalsIgnoreCase("banana"));
// Person B responds:
console.printf("%s who?\n", who);


3 Answers

Charles Gray
Charles Gray
19,470 Points

learning to code is easy, remembering what you've learned will require you to practice using the code.

Thank you, I always feel down everytime I cannot figure something out....

Charles Gray
Charles Gray
19,470 Points

correcting mistakes and finding out answers to questions helps us become better coders.

That sounds like something I need to focus on, I get distracted when I cannot complete a challenge. But thanks to your advice, i'm going to try harder!

Charles Gray
Charles Gray
19,470 Points

you can do it and you have help, never forget that.