Java - Programming Language
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Building A Guessing Game

Lesson 20
Author : Mike Dane
Last Updated : October, 2017


Code

Copy// import java.util.Scanner;
Scanner keyboardInput = new Scanner(System.in);

String secretWord = "giraffe";
String guess = "";
int guessCount = 0;
int guessLimit = 3;
boolean outOfGuesses = false;

while(!guess.equals(secretWord) && !outOfGuesses){
     if(guessCount < guessLimit){
          System.out.print("Enter a guess: ");
          guess = keyboardInput.nextLine();
          guessCount++;
     } else {
          outOfGuesses = true;
     }
}

if(outOfGuesses){
     System.out.println("You Lose!");
} else {
     System.out.println("You Win!");
}