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

3,311 Points

Challenge Task 3 of 3 Instruction is very vague, what is the answer?

Here is my code:

Don't know what I'm doing wrong.

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 message = new ParseObject("Event");
      message.put("eventName", "Birthday party");
      message.put("eventDate", "January, 2, 2014");

1 Answer

William Li
William Li
Courses Plus Student 26,867 Points

Hi, on step 3 of 3, you should make use of the date variable instead of passing in a hand-coded date as String value.

Next, set the date of the event using the date variable. Use "eventDate" as the key. If you're feeling lucky, change the date to a different one. Note that the months start at 0 (i.e. January = 0, February = 1, etc.).

message.put("eventDate", date);

Hope it helps.