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Java Java Objects (Retired) Harnessing the Power of Objects Handling Exceptions

Rodrigo Gomez-Palacio
Rodrigo Gomez-Palacio
1,125 Points

Code is not accepting my answer

The error message I am getting is "Please print out the message using the System.out object."

I thought I did use the system.out object!

Main.java
public class Main {
    public static void main(String[] args) {
        GoKart kart = new GoKart("yellow");
        if (kart.isBatteryEmpty()) {
          System.out.println("The battery is empty");
        }
      try{
        kart.drive(2);
      }
      catch(IllegalArgumentException iae){
        System.out.println("Not enough battery");

      }
   }      
}

2 Answers

Your code is set up the correct way, but you aren't getting the error message from IllegalArgumentException.

System.out.printf("Experiencing an error: %s", iae.getMessage());
try {
        dispenser.load(400); 
      } catch (IllegalArgumentException iae) {
        System.out.println("Whoa there!");
        System.out.printf("The error was: %s%n", iae.getMessage());
      }

Above, is the code example to follow. Instead of dispenser.load(400), you are trying kart.drive(2)