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Java Java Objects Harnessing the Power of Objects Abstraction at Play

marios armakolas
marios armakolas
2,147 Points

Class names, 'PezDispenser', are only accepted if annotation processing is explicitly requested 1 error

i also receive the following

Class names, 'PezDispenser', are only accepted if annotation processing is explicitly requested
1 error

i cant understand where is the error.

Example.java public class Example {

public static void main(String[] args) { // Your amazing code goes here... System.out.println("We are making a new PEZ Dispenzer"); System.out.printf("FUN FACT: There are %d PEZ allowed in every dispenser %n", PezDispenser.MAX_PEZ); PezDispenser dispenser = new PezDispenser("Yoda"); System.out.printf("The dispenser is %s %n", dispenser.getCharacterName());

System.out.println("Filling the dispenser with delicious PEZ...");



PezDispenser.java class PezDispenser { public static final int MAX_PEZ = 12; final private String characterName;
private int pezCount;

public PezDispenser(String characterName) { this.characterName = characterName; pezCount = 0; }

public void fill() { pezCount = MAX_PEZ; }

public boolean isEmpty() { return pezCount == 0; }

public String getCharacterName() { return characterName;


2 Answers

Dane Parchment
Dane Parchment
Treehouse Moderator 11,075 Points

From what I understand of this error, it is because when you compiled the program you forgot to add the .java extension.

so you would run:

javac PezDispenser.java


javac PezDispenser

Read more about it here

Joshua Dunham
Joshua Dunham
621 Points

wouldn't he actually run "javac Example.java" This would compile both class files. you might have added a capitalization in the compile like this. "javac Example.Java" The compiler will throw that if the end of the file extension isn't all lowercase.