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Java Java Objects (Retired) Harnessing the Power of Objects Incrementing

keeps saying that ! is a compiler error dont know what to do

^^

GoKart.java
public class GoKart {
  public static final int MAX_ENERGY_BARS = 8;
  private String mColor;
  private int mBarsCount;

  public GoKart(String color) {
    mColor = color;
    mBarsCount = 0;
  }

  public String getColor() {
    return mColor;
  }

  public void charge() {
    while(!MAX_ENERGY_BARS) {
     mBarsCount++; 
    }
  }

  public boolean isBatteryEmpty() {
    return mBarsCount == 0;
  }

  public boolean isFullyCharged() {
    return mBarsCount == MAX_ENERGY_BARS;
  }

}

1 Answer

Rob Bridges
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Rob Bridges
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Hey Devin,

You are very close on this, the only thing that needs to change to pass this challenge is instead of saying !MAX_ENERGY_BARS which causes the problem as your trying to attach the boolean to an int, instead use the method isFullyCharged.

So it should look like

public void charge() {
    while(!isFullyCharged) {
     mBarsCount++; 
    }
  }

Give me a reply if this doesn't end up working.

Thanks.