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Java Java Objects (Retired) Creating the MVP Strings and Chars

Need help with java

Need help with my code !

ScrabblePlayer.java
public class ScrabblePlayer {
    private String mHand;

    public ScrabblePlayer() {
        mHand = "";
    }

    public String getHand() {
       return mHand;
    }

    public void addTile(char tile) {
        // Adds the tile to the hand of the player
      mHand += tile;

    }

    public boolean hasTile(char tile) {
      if mHand.indexOf(tile) >= 0 {
        return true;
      } else { 
        mHand.indexOf(tile) < 0;
       return false;
      }
    }
}

The question is: Can you also please help me write out the hasTile method? It should return true if the hand has the tile, and false if it doesn't. Thanks!

2 Answers

Ken Alger
STAFF
Ken Alger
Treehouse Teacher

Jouzas;

Welcome to Treehouse!

I have a post here on this challenge. Take a look and post back if you still have questions.

Thanks, Ken

hi,

you need parenthesis for the if statement to work. Example if (expression){

the answer: Challenge Task 2 of 2

Can you also please help me write out the hasTile method? It should return true if the hand has the tile, and false if it doesn't. Thanks!

    public boolean hasTile(char tile) {
      if (mHand.indexOf(tile) >= 0) {
        return true;
      } else { 
        // just return false, for anything but the if statement above.
        return false;
      }
    }
}