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C# C# Objects Encapsulation with Properties Auto-Properties

Use the private access modifier to make it so that classes other than Frog can get the value of NumFliesEaten but can’t

Use the private access modifier to make it so that classes other than Frog can get the value of Num Flies Eaten but can’t set it.

Frog.cs
namespace Treehouse.CodeChallenges
{
    public class Frog
    {
        public int NumFliesEaten { get; set; }
    }
}
  public void  SetNumFliesEaten( int numFliesEaten)
    {
        _numFliesEaten = numFliesEaten;
    }

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
221,451 Points

Just add the word "private" before "set".

That will prevent other classes from changing the value, but still allow read access to it.

And you definitely do not want a setter method since this is now an auto-property.