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Java Java Objects Creating the MVP Prompting for Guesses

Why don't we return isHit

In the video he says that we should see if the guess matches or not. And as far as I've understood we use the applyGuess method to check it. But if we want a Yes or No answer why don't we return isHit?

2 Answers

alastair cooper
alastair cooper
30,617 Points

Sorry, I think I understand your question better now.

This method is building and returning a string to indicate progress and has no variable named isHit to return. knowing whether it was a hit or not is only part of determining the progress.

Ok, I think I understand better now, thanks for the help. :)

alastair cooper
alastair cooper
30,617 Points

return it to where? it is in the main method!

When we return progress at the end, why don't we return isHit?

 public String getCurrentProgress() {
    String progress = "";
    for ( char letter : answer.toCharArray()); {
    char display = '-';
    if (hits.indexOf(letter) != -1) {
      display = letter;
    progress += display;
  return progress;