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Need someone to check my code for JAVA hangman. Can't find errors after checking with video code for 1 hour.

I need somebody to check my code and tell me what's wrong/ what to do. I have even tried copying the code exactly and it says tat what I'm doing is an illegal move. Can somebody show me what I'm missing? https://w.trhou.se/u883vyvc4u

1 Answer

Dave StSomeWhere
Dave StSomeWhere
19,870 Points

I see 5 issues that once fixed should get you rolling:

Four issues in getCurrentProgress() method - marked with comments:

public String getCurrentProgress() { // lower case g
        String progress = "";
        char display; // declare before loop
        for (char letter : answer.toCharArray()) {
            display = '-';
            if (hits.indexOf(letter) != -1)
                display = letter;
            progress += display; // move into loop
        return progress; // move into method

One issue in your main() method

public static void main(String[] args) {
        // Your incredible code goes here...
        Game game = new Game("treehouse");
        Prompter prompter = new Prompter(game);
        boolean isHit = prompter.promptForGuess();
        if (isHit) {
            System.out.println("We got a hit!");  // caps on System
        } else {
            System.out.println("Oops missed");

Happy hanging :tropical_drink: :palm_tree:

Thank you very much! This helped me a lot.