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Java Java Data Structures Exploring the Java Collection Framework Lists

Christopher Mlalazi
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Christopher Mlalazi
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Error

Can someone spot the error I am making in this array constructor. I copied everything as it is from tutorial but still workspace says I have an error.

treehouse:~/workspace$ List<String> vegetables = Arrays.asList("broco
li", "corn", "kale");                                                
bash: syntax error near unexpected token `('                         
treehouse:~/workspace$                                               
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1 Answer

Seth Kroger
Seth Kroger
56,407 Points

You're in the main console shell, not a Java REPL. Be sure to start the java-repl command first and that the prompt says java>, not treehouse:~/workspace$