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Java Java Objects (Retired) Creating the MVP Remaining Characters

Benneth Paredis
Benneth Paredis
4,597 Points

please help me with this excercise

what am i wrong ..... please explain

Tweet.java
public class Tweet {
  private String mText;
    private static final MAX_LETTERS;
  public Tweet(String text) {

    while (text < 140) {
    String text = console.readline ("Enter your tweet here: ");
    mText = text;
    }
  }

  public String getText() {
    return mText;
  }

}

1 Answer

Hi Benneth ;

If you use constructor method for your class, don't use loop statements inside it. Constructor methods are used for initializing objects with some special values (prepare objects with initial values) etc... If you want to get messages from users, you can use another method for this (not constructor method if you want to use this method repeatedly. But in your code example , if entered text (text is also string not integer) parameter is smaller than 140, console.readline method is called repeatedly. If you want to control message length , you can use string length method. If text length more than 140, then another message can be sended to user or whatever if you want... Don't use constructor method parameters for this logical step, because of constructor method is only one time called when you create a new object

Benneth Paredis
Benneth Paredis
4,597 Points

thanks , this really helped !