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Java Java Basics Perfecting the Prototype Looping until the value passes

Michael Hess
Michael Hess
24,512 Points

Possible bug in task 3

Finally, using console.printf print out a formatted string that says "Because you said <response>, you passed the test!"

In the third task of this exercise I was able to pass it by typing the following

console.printf("Because you said %s, you passed the test!");

it seems like it should be

console.printf("Because you said %s, you passed the test!", response);

Both answers will pass task 3 of the challenge, but it only seems like the last answer should pass -- is anyone else able to replicate this? If this is not a bug, would someone please explain why this is happening?

// I have initialized a java.io.Console for you. It is in a variable named console.

String response ="";
response = console.readLine("Do you understand do while loops?");

// no response variable in printf -- still passes
console.printf("Because you said %s, you passed the test!");

2 Answers

Craig Dennis
Craig Dennis
Treehouse Teacher

Whoops! Thanks for pointing that out! I will fix that!

Your hunch is correct!

Thanks again!