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Could not find or load main class TreeStory.java

When i run the program i get the error Could not find or load main class TreeStory.java

Here is the code

import java.io.Console;

public class TreeStory {

public static void main(String[] args) {
    Console console = System.console();
    /*  Some terms:
        noun - Person, place or thing
        verb - An action
        adjective - A description used to modify or describe a noun
        Enter your amazing code here!

int age = 12 ; if (age < 13 ) {console.printf("Age resticted "); System.exit(0);} String name = console.reaLine("Enter a name : "); String noun = console.reaLine("Enter a noun : "); String verb = console.reaLine("Enter a verb : "); String adverb = console.reaLine("Enter an adverb : "); String adjective = console.reaLine("Enter an adjective : ");

console.printf("Your Treestory :\n---------------\n"); console.printf("Your Treestory : %s is a %s %s, name adjective,noun "); console.printf("They are always %s %s \n",adverb,verb);



4 Answers

Craig Dennis
Craig Dennis
Treehouse Teacher

I think you might be typing

java TreeStory.java

Remember you do not include the .java extension when running the program. You should type:

java TreeStory
Lee Reynolds Jr.
Lee Reynolds Jr.
5,160 Points

You aren't typing "readLine". You're typing "reaLine".

When i change reaLine to readLine i get the following error error: Class names, 'TreeStory', are only accepted if annotation processing is explicitly requested

Nigel Doyle
Nigel Doyle
668 Points

I had the same problem. Took me a few minutes to realise that it's all case sensitive. Also remember to save it every time, especially after correcting (my) many errors.... so: javac TreeStory.java java TreeStory

I'm learning!