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Zachary Martin3,545 Points
Un-initialized Strings vs Empty quotations in the contructer.
In the hangman game file we set String mMisses and String mHits
whats the purpose of putting the mHits/mMisses = "";
can't we use them when declared them in the beginning of the class?
Alexander NikiforovJava Web Development Techdegree Graduate 22,161 Points
It is needed because later we wil execute the following:
mHits += letter;
if you leave
String mHits; without
String mHits = "". Your String will be uninialized or null
And because of that you cannot write
mHits += letter.
Does it make sense now ?