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Tejaswi Kulkarni
Tejaswi Kulkarni
1,875 Points

dispenser.load(); symbol not found

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("Yoda");
  System.out.printf("The dispenser character is %s\n",

    System.out.println("It is currently empty");


  \\the prob exists right here....does not identify the symbol

  System.out.println("It is no longer empty");



1 Answer

Rob Bridges
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Rob Bridges
Full Stack JavaScript Techdegree Graduate 35,467 Points

Hello, it looks like you actually didn't define the method, so the compiler is telling that it can't find it, I can see that you "System.out.println("Loading...")" but you don't have this inside a method like your isEmtpy() method.

Try something like.

public void load() {

This should define the method and allow you to call it.

Thanks hope this helps.