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Java Java Objects (Retired) Meet Objects Constructors

Brian Abbott
Brian Abbott
2,213 Points

Compiler error identifier expected

found: String
reason: actual and formal argument lists differ in length
./PezDispenser.java:5: error: cannot find symbol
mCharacterName = characterName;
symbol: variable characterName
location: class PezDispenser
5 errors

public class PezDispenser {
  private String mCharacterName;

  public PezDispenser(String, characterName) {
    mCharacterName = characterName;

  public String getCharacterName() {
    return mCharacterName;
public class Example {

    public static void main(String[] args) {
        // Your amazing code goes here...
        System.out.println("We are making a new Pez Dispenser.");
        PezDispenser dispenser = new PezDispenser("Donatello");
        System.out.printf("The dispenser character is %s\n",

1 Answer

Remove the extraneous comma after String in your constructor for PezDispenser.