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Android Build a Self-Destructing Message Android App Sending Messages Creating the Message

Joan Guerra Makaren
Joan Guerra Makaren
4,067 Points

Challenge 1 of 3 Sending Messages

In this sample calendar app, we are adding new calendar events on Parse. Start by declaring a new ParseObject variable in the addNewEvent() method and use "Event" as the class name parameter for the constructor.

import android.app.Activity;
import com.parse.ParseObject;
import java.util.Date;
import java.util.GregorianCalendar;

public class MainActivity extends Activity {

    // Some code omitted!

    public void addNewEvent() {
        // param 1 = year, param 2 = month, param 3 = day
        Date date = new GregorianCalendar(2014, 0, 1).getTime(); 

        // Add code here!
      ParseObject event = new ParseObject(Event);

What am I doing wrong???

2 Answers

Daniel Hartin
Daniel Hartin
18,106 Points

Not entirely sure but it isn't the missing quotation marks around Event is it? I assume the complier is looking for a variable called Event instead of the string "Event".

true, It should be a string.

here how it has to look : ParseObject event = new ParseObject( "Event");