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Java Java Basics Perfecting the Prototype Looping until the value passes

Stuck on this do while loop question

// 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 ?");
  if (response = "No") {
    console.printf("you must say yes");
  }
}
While (response = "no");

Not sure why this do while isn't working

Example.java
// 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 ?");
  if (response = "No") {
    console.printf("you must say yes");
  }
}
While (response = "no");

1 Answer

//Declare a String variable named response, then initialize it using double quotes
String response ="";


// The do while loop keeps asking the same question until "yes" is entered
//So we want to keep repeating when "no" is typed
// Exit the loop when "yes" is entered

do{
response = console.readLine("Do you understand do while loops?");  // "yes" or "no" is stored in the response variable 
// when someone types "no" the loop repeats
// when someone types "yes" the loop is exited
}while(response.equalsIgnoreCase("no"));

//After the loop exits, the following line prints to the console
console.printf("Because you said %s, you passed the test!",response); //task 3

copied from Michael Hess. link: https://teamtreehouse.com/forum/continually-prompt-user-in-do-while-loop-declare-response-outside-loop-im-really-stuck-on-this