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Java Java Objects (Retired) Harnessing the Power of Objects Incrementing and Decrementing

a bunch of errors i can't fx

i'm running the command that supposed to result in 12 "chomps", but i got these errors and can't find the issue

Example.java:17: error: illegal start of type
while (dispenser.dispense()) {
^
Example.java:17: error: <identifier> expected
while (dispenser.dispense()) {
^
Example.java:17: error: ';' expected
while (dispenser.dispense()) {
^
Example.java:17: error: illegal start of type
while (dispenser.dispense()) {
^
Example.java:17: error: <identifier> expected
while (dispenser.dispense()) {
^
Example.java:17: error: ';' expected
while (dispenser.dispense()) {
^
Example.java:18: error: illegal start of type
System.out.println("Chomp!");
^
Example.java:18: error: ';' expected
System.out.println("Chomp!");
^
Example.java:18: error: invalid method declaration; return type required
System.out.println("Chomp!");
^
Example.java:18: error: illegal start of type
System.out.println("Chomp!");
^
Example.java:20: error: class, interface, or enum expected
if (dispenser.isEmpty()) {
^
Example.java:22: error: class, interface, or enum expected
}
^

here's my code :

public class Example {

    public static void main(String[] args) {
        // Your amazing code goes here...
        System.out.println("We are making a new Pez dispenser.");
        PezDispenser dispenser = new PezDispenser("Yoda");
        System.out.printf("The dispenser character is %s\n",
                         dispenser.getCharacterName());
        if (dispenser.isEmpty()) {
          System.out.println("It is currently empty");
        }
        System.out.println("Loading...");
        dispenser.load();
        if (!dispenser.isEmpty())
          System.out.println("It is no longer empty");
        }
        while (dispenser.dispense()) {
          System.out.println("Chomp!");
        }
        if (dispenser.isEmpty()) {
          System.out.println("Ate all the PEZ!");
        }   
    }
}
Richard Lu
Richard Lu
20,185 Points

I've formatted your code for better readability. For future reference, you can embed your code like this:

```java

code inside here

```

good luck! :)

1 Answer

Kevin Faust
Kevin Faust
15,353 Points

The only mistake I see is here:

 if (!dispenser.isEmpty()) // >>>>>>         {        <<<<<<
          System.out.println("It is no longer empty");
        }

You forgot an opening curly brace for your if statement

I couldn't see anything else wrong so let me know if that fixed it!

Kevin