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Java Java Objects (Retired) Delivering the MVP Validation

Jian Chen
Jian Chen
4,938 Points

Why set something to false as default in a boolean method and return it when it was not used for anything else?

In 9:53 of the "Validation" video, Craig return isHit; and it was set to false as default within that boolean method. But the method does utilize the isHit variable in any way other then returning it in the end. Then what is the whole point? Am i missing something? Please help me clarify this, I would really appreciate any help.

1 Answer

Hi Jian,

At about 8:38 in the video, Craig sets isHit equal to the return value of mGame.applyGuess(guess).

Hope this helps,


Jian Chen
Jian Chen
4,938 Points

Oh yeah! I was too careless for missing that. Thanks Robert.