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Java Java Basics Perfecting the Prototype Looping until the value passes

Stuck with the final part of this challenge - please advise!

Hello all,

I've been stuck with the final part of this challenge for some time now, please could you help?

Any advise is much appreciated - trying to understand what I'm missing.

Many Thanks in advance!

Henry

This is my code:

// I have initialized a java.io.Console for you. It is in a variable named console. String response; boolean doesNotUnderstand; boolean doesUnderstand;

do {

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

doesNotUnderstand = (response.equalsIgnoreCase("no")); doesUnderstand = (response.equalsIgnoreCase("yes"));

if (doesNotUnderstand) { console.printf("Time to go back to studying!"); } else { console.printf("Because you said yes, you passed the test!"); } } while (doesNotUnderstand);

Example.java
// I have initialized a java.io.Console for you. It is in a variable named console.
String response;
boolean doesNotUnderstand;
boolean doesUnderstand;

do {

    response = console.readLine("Do you understand do while loops? ");
  doesNotUnderstand = (response.equalsIgnoreCase("no"));
  doesUnderstand = (response.equalsIgnoreCase("yes"));

  if (doesNotUnderstand) {
    console.printf("Time to go back to studying!");
  }
  else {
    console.printf("Because you said yes, you passed the test!");
  }
}   while (doesNotUnderstand); 
// I have initialized a java.io.Console for you. It is in a variable named console.

String response;
boolean doesNotUnderstand;
boolean doesUnderstand;

do {

    response = console.readLine("Do you understand do while loops? ");
    doesNotUnderstand = (response.equalsIgnoreCase("No"));
    doesUnderstand = (response.equalsIgnoreCase("Yes"));

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

This should do the trick right? I capitalized "No" also.

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
216,136 Points

The instructions say:

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

So they want to see whatever the user typed, which could be anything other than "no". So instead of assuming it was "yes", you should display the actual response.