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Java Java Objects (Retired) Harnessing the Power of Objects Incrementing

Arturo Galan
Arturo Galan
558 Points

What is it asking me to do?

I don't understand what it wants me to do

GoKart.java
public class GoKart {
  public static final int MAX_ENERGY_BARS = 8;
  private String mColor;
  private int mBarsCount;

  public GoKart(String color) {
    mColor = color;
    mBarsCount = 0;
  }

  public String getColor() {
    return mColor;
  }

  public void charge() {
    mBarsCount = MAX_ENERGY_BARS;
  }

  public boolean isBatteryEmpty() {
    return mBarsCount == 0;
  }

  public boolean isFullyCharged() {
    return mBarsCount == MAX_ENERGY_BARS;
  }

  while(!isFullyCharged()) {
    mBarsCount++;
  }
}

1 Answer

Simon Coates
Simon Coates
28,692 Points

your while loop looks okay, but the aim is to replace the implementation of the existing charge method. The problems with your current code are similar to those discussed at https://teamtreehouse.com/community/while-java-loops .

Arturo Galan
Arturo Galan
558 Points

so I should place the loop in the charge method?

Simon Coates
Simon Coates
28,692 Points

yup. Incidentally, if you want complete code see https://teamtreehouse.com/community/my-while-loop-is-wrong-i-think . A lot of people have the same problems, so looking back through the forum will often get you a complete answer (if people aren't responding to your current post as fast as you'd like)

Arturo Galan
Arturo Galan
558 Points

thanks man. I understand it now