Advertisement

There's no such thing as a stupid question, but they're the easiest to answer.
Login
Search

Advertisement

Search Search
Search for:
Tech Support Guy > > >

Programming the 12 days of Christmas in Java


(!)

Rhino24's Avatar
Rhino24 Rhino24 is offline
Member with 41 posts.
THREAD STARTER
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Experience: Beginner
10-Feb-2008, 11:43 AM #1
Programming the 12 days of Christmas in Java
Is this a Good way to program the 12 days of Christmas in Java. Feel free to make modifications are if I am doing it completely wrong.

class christmas {
public static void main(String[] args) {
int number;
System.out.print("Enter number: ");
//number=readInt();
number = 12;
System.out.println();

for(int i=1; i<=number; i++) {
System.out.print("On the ");
switch(i) {
case 1: System.out.print("1st"); break;
case 2: System.out.print("2nd"); break;
case 3: System.out.print("3rd"); break;
default: System.out.print(i+"th");
}
System.out.println(" day of Christmas my true love gave to me");
switch(i) {
case 12: System.out.print("twelve drummers drumming, ");
case 11: System.out.println("eleven pipers piping, ");
case 10: System.out.print("ten lords a-leping, ");
case 9: System.out.print("nine ladies dancing, ");
case 8: System.out.println("eight maids a-milking, ");
case 7: System.out.print("seven swans a-swimming, ");
case 6: System.out.print("six geese a-laying, ");
case 5: System.out.println("five gold rings,");
case 4: System.out.print("four calling birds, ");
case 3: System.out.print("three french hens, ");
case 2: System.out.print("two turtle doves\nand ");
case 1: System.out.println("a partridge in a pear tree.");
}
System.out.println();
Chicon's Avatar
Computer Specs
Member with 6,650 posts.
 
Join Date: Jul 2004
Location: 50 34' 07.13" N - 04 10' 23.
Experience: Second socks retriever
10-Feb-2008, 02:42 PM #2
Except for 2 missing } at the end of your coding, it works.
You should initialize an array of 12 String items to store the text parts. Beware, the first index of an array is 0.
As Seen On

BBC, Reader's Digest, PC Magazine, Today Show, Money Magazine
WELCOME TO TECH SUPPORT GUY!

Are you looking for the solution to your computer problem? Join our site today to ask your question. This site is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations.

If you're not already familiar with forums, watch our Welcome Guide to get started.


(clock)
THIS THREAD HAS EXPIRED.
Are you having the same problem? We have volunteers ready to answer your question, but first you'll have to join for free. Need help getting started? Check out our Welcome Guide.

Search Tech Support Guy

Find the solution to your
computer problem!




Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools


WELCOME
You Are Using: Server ID
Trusted Website Back to the Top ↑