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Java Java Objects (Retired) Creating the MVP Storing Guesses

Nick Vitsinsky
Nick Vitsinsky
7,246 Points

[SOLVED] Still got error - cannot find symbol for game.applyGuess('t);

Here is the code

public class Game {
  private String mAnswer;
  private String mHits;
  private String mMisses;

  public Game(String answer) {
    mAnswer = answer;
    mHits = "";
    mMisses = "";
  }

  public boolean applyGess(char letter) {
    boolean isHit = mAnswer.indexOf(letter) >= 0;
    if (isHit) {
      mHits += letter;
    } else {
      mMisses += letter;
    }
    return isHit;
  }
}

Here is console

treehouse:~/workspace$ java-repl                                                                                                 
Welcome to JavaREPL version 303 (Java HotSpot(TM) 64-Bit Server VM, Java 1.8.0_65)                                               
Type expression to evaluate, :help for more options or press tab to auto-complete.                                               
java> :load Game.java                                                                                                            
Loaded source file from Game.java                                                                                                
java> Game game = new Game("treehouse");                                                                                         
Game game = Game@46d6bdfc                                                                                                        
java> game.applyGuess('t')                                                                                                       
ERROR: cannot find symbol                                                                                                        
  symbol:   method applyGuess(char)                                                                                              
  location: variable game of type Game                                                                                           
    game.applyGuess('t');                                                                                                        
        ^                                                                                                                        

1 Answer

Nick Vitsinsky
Nick Vitsinsky
7,246 Points

Please ignore, I made a type in declaring

public boolean applyGuess
  • I have typed it
public boolean applyGess

without 'u' letter