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Java Java Objects Creating the MVP Current Progress

Why prompter.displayProgress(); was written twice in the Hangman.java??

I don't understand why prompter.displayProgress(); had to be written twice in the Hangman.java

The first one displays the initial progress, it should be ------ only because no guess was made. After the user makes a character guess, the second purpose is executed to display the updated progress (if the letter is found, it will show up something like h-----

This is my understanding of it so far if this helps

1 Answer

We ask it to run twice because we want to see the progress made on each guess.

The first prompter.displayProgress(); should be blank since no guesses have been made...

"_ _ _ _ _"

then the code asks for a guessed letter...

"Enter a letter: "

I entered the letter 'E'.

the prompter.displayProgress(); runs again so we can see our progress after our guess...

"_ E _ _ _"

*Remeber Craig said everything he is doing is for the purpose of the tutorial. More than likely there is an efficient way of executing this same program.

Good luck!