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Java Java Objects Delivering the MVP Forum

Forum Challenge 4 - Error Help

I have gone through all the other questions based around this and still cannot figure out what I am doing wrong and why I cant get this to work.

Help is appreciated.

Forum.java
public class Forum {
  private String topic;

  // TODO: add a constructor that accepts a topic and sets the private field topic
  public Forum(String topic){
    this.topic = topic;

  }
  public String getTopic() {
    return topic;
  }


  // Uncomment this when you are prompted to do so
  public void addPost(ForumPost post) {
    System.out.printf("A new post in %s topic from %s %s about %s is available",
            topic,
            post.getAuthor().getFirstName(),
            post.getAuthor().getLastName(),
            post.getTitle()
    );
  }


}
User.java
public class User {
  // TODO: add private fields for firstName and lastName
  private String firstName;
  private String lastName;

  public User(String firstName, String lastName) {
    // TODO: set and add the private fields
    this.firstName = firstName;
    this.lastName = lastName;
  }

  // TODO: add getters for firstName and lastName
  public String getFirstName(){

    return firstName;

  }

  public String getLastName(){

    return lastName;

  }
}
ForumPost.java
public class ForumPost {
  private User author;
  private String title;
  private String description;

  // TODO: add a constructor that accepts the author, title and description
  public ForumPost(User author, String title, String description){
   this.author = author;
   this.title = title;
   this.description = description;

  }

  public User getAuthor() {
    return author;
  }

  public String getTitle() {
    return title;
  }

  public String getDescription() {
    return description;
  }
}
Main.java
public class Main {

  public static void main(String[] args) {
    System.out.println("Beginning forum example");
    if (args.length < 2) {
      System.out.println("Usage: java Main <first name> <last name>");
      System.err.println("<first name> and <last name> are required");
      System.exit(1);
    }

    Forum forum = new Forum("Java");

    User author = new User("Bob", "Smith");

    ForumPost post = new ForumPost(author, "JavaCode", "Some Description");
    forum.addPost(post);


  }

}

1 Answer

Fahad Mutair
Fahad Mutair
10,359 Points

hi Christopher Manolis , you have to replace this line User author = new User("Bob", "Smith"); in your Main.java with this one

Main.java
User author = new User(args[0], args[1]);