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Java Java Objects Creating the MVP Remaining Characters

Kendhall Lebron Ruiz
Kendhall Lebron Ruiz
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getRemainingCount method help

Create a public method named getRemainingCharacterCount that returns an int representing how many characters they have left before they 140. Base your calculation on the field that stores the current text.

I don't know why my code is not working when it's returning an int.

public class Tweet {
  private String text;
  public static final int MAX_CHARS = 140;

  public Tweet(String text) {
    this.text = text;

  public String getText() {
    return text;

  public void setText(String text) {
    this.text = text;
  public int getRemainingCount(){
    int charLeft = MAX_CHARS - text.length();
 return charLeft;

1 Answer

Look closely at the instructions. What is the function supposed to be called?