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creating constants in a code

how do you create a constant in code
class GoKart {
  public static final int MAX BARS GOKARTS = 8;
  final private String color;

  public GoKart(String color) {
    this.color = color;

  public String getColor() {
    return color;


4 Answers

....thanks very much most appreciated

Stanley Thijssen
Stanley Thijssen
22,831 Points

You can not have spaces in your variable names. The right naming convention in this case will be: MAX_BARS.

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Daniel Turato
Daniel Turato
Java Web Development Techdegree Graduate 30,116 Points

Stand naming conventions for constants are as followed : MAX_BARS_GOCARTS . So, the name needs to be capitalised with underscores separating individual words