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Java Java Objects (Retired) Creating the MVP Storing Guesses

Whitney Barber
Whitney Barber
9,453 Points


I've researched this issue in the forums. And after applying solutions I found and reloading the repl I continue to get this error, please assist.

My game file...

public class Game {
  private String mAnswer;
  private String mHits;
  private String mMisses;

  public Game(String answer) {
   mAnswer = answer; 
   mHits = "";
   mMisses = "":

  public boolean applyGuess(char letter) {
   boolean isHit = mAnswer.indexOf(letter) >= 0;
    if (isHit) {
      mHits += letter;
    else {
      mMisses +=letter;
    return isHit;

My prompter file...

public class Prompter {

And my hangman file...

public class Hangman {

    public static void main(String[] args) {
        // Enter amazing code here:
      Game game = new Game("treehouse");

Can you post the whole error - it should lead to a line of code; which line is that?

Should Prompter be empty?


2 Answers

you are missing a space here "mMisses +=letter;"

should be a space after the equals sign. not sure if that is the culprit of your problem, but i don't see anything else wrong with your code. give that a shot.

Good spot! Yep; definitely give that a go.

Whitney Barber
Whitney Barber
9,453 Points

Steve and Amanda I thank you both! I tried compiling it and the repl caught the error...

mMisses = "":

I've got to train my eye to catch those colons that should be semi colons! No the 1st time I've made that goof!