Need help with basic program.....!

I've to write a program that generates a random number, which the user has to try and guess, after each guess they're told whether it's too high or too low etc., I've gotten this far, however, the user has only 10 guesses.... In my program I've used a while loop and the user gets an infinite number of guesses, I know I'm supposed to use a for loop, but can't seem to get it to work properly. Also, when the user guesses the number, the program then has to print out how many guesses it took, and I have no idea how to get it to do this AT ALL!!! I'd really appreciate some help with this, thanks v. much!!!!

I've to write a program that generates a random
number, which the user has to try and guess, after
each guess they're told whether it's too high or too
low etc., I've gotten this far, however, the user has
only 10 guesses.... In my program I've used a while
loop and the user gets an infinite number of guesses,
I know I'm supposed to use a for loop, but can't seem
to get it to work properly. Also, when the user
guesses the number, the program then has to print out
how many guesses it took, and I have no idea how to
get it to do this AT ALL!!! I'd really appreciate some
help with this, thanks v. much!!!!Hey not every book covers every aspect of Java (if you haven't got a book and don't want to buy 1 i recommend an online tutorial) If u want the user to have an infinate number of guesses, use an infinate while loop. Put this in a file called
import java.applet.Applet;
import java.awt.*;
import java.awt.event.*;
import javax.swing.*;
public class app extends Applet implements ActionListener
     JLabel lbl=new JLabel("Guess a number between 0 and 10:");
     JTextField txtfield=new JTextField(20);
     JButton button=new JButton("Guess...");
     JLabel lbl2=new JLabel();
     int randomnumber=Math.round((float)Math.random()*10);
     public void init()
     public void actionPerformed (ActionEvent e)
          String s=new String("");
          if (e.getSource().equals(button) && txtfield.getText().equals(s))
               lbl2.setText("Got it!");
               if (Integer.parseInt(txtfield.getText())>randomnumber)
               lbl2.setText("Too High!");
               lbl2.setText("Too Low!");
Then create a HTML document in the classes folder:
     HEIGHT=200 >
It will do what you wish. If you want to have more then 10 numbers to guess, for example 100, do this:
int randomnumber=Math.round((float)Math.random()*100);
Does that answer your question?

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