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Java Java Basics Perfecting the Prototype Censoring Words - Looping Until the Value Passes

What is the purpose of the line- while(isInvalidWord); why does while(); have to included the Boolean isInvalidWord?

I am having difficulty understanding the line while(isInvalidWord); in the do while loop.

1 Answer

Jazz Jones
Jazz Jones
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while statements are conditional statements

while(true) {
//block of code to be executed while true

If the boolean is false, the block of code inside the while statement would be ignored