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Java Java Objects (Retired) Delivering the MVP Validation

Vinayak Gadag
Vinayak Gadag
749 Points

cannot find symbol

Getting error for console input

import java.io.*;
public class TeacherAssistant {

  public static String validatedFieldName(String fieldName) {
    // These things should be verified:
    // 1.  Member fields must start with an 'm'
    char mField;
    mField = System.console.readLine("Enter a field: ");
    if(mField != 'm'){
      throw new IllegalArgumentException("Enter a field starts with m : ");

    // 2.  The second letter in the field name must be uppercased to ensure camel-casing
    // NOTE:  To check if something is not equal use the != symbol. eg: 3 != 4
    return fieldName;


1 Answer

Roman Mayer
Roman Mayer
10,925 Points

why are you doing the RETIRED course? I recommend doing the new Java Objects course.

About your error: Please post the error, not just your code.