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Java Java Objects Creating the MVP Storing Guesses

crimson cdmochi
crimson cdmochi
1,193 Points

Is "return isHit;" part necessary in our code? I don't get it

public boolean applyGuess(char letter)
  {
      boolean isHit = answer.indexOf(letter) != -1;
      if(isHit)
      {
          hits += letter;
      } else
      {
          misses += letter;
      }
      return  isHit;
  }

I notice that isHit will be returned as a boolean right? so it will return the same boolean from our condition. I just can't understand what's the point of using return isHit at the ends

1 Answer

Trent Christofferson
Trent Christofferson
18,585 Points

In the next video you prompt the user and you use the return value to let the user know if they got a hit or not.