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Java Java Objects (Retired) Creating the MVP Remaining Characters

Java Objects task 2 of Remainng Characters

What is expected in this task?

Tweet.java
public class Tweet {
  public static final int MAX_CHARACTERS = 140;
  private String mText;

  public Tweet(String text) {
    mText = text;
  }
  public String displayCharacters() {
    characters += display;
  }

  public String getText() {
    return mText;
  }
  public void tweet() {
    while (mText.getRemainingCharacters() < 140) {
      displayCharacters(); 
    }
  }

}

1 Answer

Kourosh Raeen
Kourosh Raeen
23,732 Points

You need to find the length of mText and subtract it from MAX_CHARACTERS to find the remaining characters available. Also, I see that you have a method defined named tweet. I wouldn't recommend that name since it can be confused with the constructor. Call it getRemainingCharacters with a return type of int. Then inside the method return the result of the subtraction.