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Android Build a Simple Android App (2014) Improving Our Code Creating a Class

Miles Torres
Miles Torres
2,316 Points

Can someone help me with this second objective?

It keeps saying that i need to declare the member variable: mTitle.

1 Answer

Ken Alger
Ken Alger
Treehouse Teacher


Task 2 of that challenge wants you to declare a public String variable named mTitle. The m is used as the naming convention to signify it as a member variable. In Java we can declare variables with a few things in mind:

  1. Zero or more modifiers, such as public or private.
  2. The field's type.
  3. The field's name.

So, for this challenge, inside our pictureBook class, we would declare our variable with:

public String mTitle;

Post back if you are still stuck.

Happy coding,

Miles Torres
Miles Torres
2,316 Points

i am not stuck. thank you for the help.