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Java Java Basics Perfecting the Prototype Looping until the value passes

Stuck in Code Challenge

HI, I am stuck in the following code challenge.

Prompt the user with the question "Do you understand do while loops?" Store the result in a new String variable named response.

Please help me out.

// I have initialized a java.io.Console for you. It is in a variable named console.
String response;
do {
  response = console.readLine("Do you understand do while loops?\n");

2 Answers

You forgot the while part of the do while (you most likely did not know what to put there).

The reason I used .equalsIgnoreCase() in the while statement is that String is a class and should always be compared with another String using the .equalsIgnoreCase() method instead of ==. And the while part of a do while is a statement so never forget the semi-colon.

String response;

do {
    response = console.readLine("Do you understand do while loops?\n");
} while (response.equalsIgnoreCase("no"));

console.printf("Because you said %s, you passed the test!", response);
Laksakan Krishnapillai
Laksakan Krishnapillai
6,390 Points

Hi Philip, I have done the same thing as you mentioned, without the response at the end of the print statement, however it still was successful. Could you explain to me why?

Thanks Philip.

You are welcome!