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Java Java Objects (Retired) Creating the MVP For Each Loop

Benjamin Ing
Benjamin Ing
910 Points

syntax error

my error is this :

./ScrabblePlayer.java:26: error: incompatible types: int cannot be converted to boolean if(mHand.indexOf(tile)) ^ 1 error

I don't understand how I have made this error or how to correct it

ScrabblePlayer.java
public class ScrabblePlayer {
  private String mHand;

  public ScrabblePlayer() {
    mHand = "";
  }

  public String getHand() {
   return mHand;
  }

  public void addTile(char tile) {
    // Adds the tile to the hand of the player
    mHand += tile;
  }

  public boolean hasTile(char tile) {
   return mHand.indexOf(tile) > -1;
  }

  public String getTileCount()
  {
    int count = 0 ;
    for(char tile : mHand.toCharArray())
    {
      if(mHand.indexOf(tile))
      {
        count++;
      }
    }
  }
}

1 Answer

ScrabblePlayer.java
public class ScrabblePlayer {
  private String mHand;

  public ScrabblePlayer() {
    mHand = "";
  }

  public String getHand() {
   return mHand;
  }

  public void addTile(char tile) {
    // Adds the tile to the hand of the player
    mHand += tile;
  }

  public boolean hasTile(char tile) {
   return mHand.indexOf(tile) > -1;
  }

  public String /* 'String should be 'int' */ getTileCount(/* Needs parameter */) {
    int count = 0;
    for(char tile : mHand.toCharArray()) {
      if (mHand.indexOf(tile) /* Try: tile == <getTileCount's parameter> */) {
        count++;
      }
    }
    /* Needs return statement */
  }
}