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Java Java Basics Perfecting the Prototype Looping until the value passes

while(response.equalsIgnoreCase("No")); String newResponse = console.readLine("Do you undestand do while loops?");

while(response.equalsIgnoreCase("No")); String newResponse = console.readLine("Do you undestand do while loops?");

where am i going wrong?

Example.java
// I have initialized a java.io.Console for you. It is in a variable named console.
String response = console.readLine("Do you understand do while loops?");
do{
  if(response.equalsIgnoreCase("No")){
    console.printf("Keep running the loop");
  }
}while(response.equalsIgnoreCase("No"));
String newResponse = console.readLine("Do you undestand do while loops?");

1 Answer

Dan Johnson
Dan Johnson
40,532 Points

You need to continually prompt the user in the loop so you can keep on acquiring new input:

String response = console.readLine("Do you understand do while loops?");
do{
  response = console.readLine("Do you understand do while loops?");
  // The condition in the while takes care of the termination logic
  // no if statement is required for this.
} while(response.equalsIgnoreCase("No"));