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Android Build an Interactive Story App (Retired) Finishing the User Interface Using a Model in the Controller

alex gwartney
alex gwartney
8,849 Points

Getter is not working?

So i went back to this quiz that i for got to finish from a whyle back and for some reason when i go to update the text view on question two i use the get method but it seems like im missing something and i cant figure out what.

import android.os.Bundle;
import android.view.View;
import android.widget.Button;
import android.widget.EditText;

public class LandingActivity extends Activity {

    public Button mThrustButton;
    public TextView mTypeLabel;
    public EditText mPassengersField;

    public Spaceship mSpaceship;

    public void onCreate(Bundle savedInstanceState) {

      mSpaceship = new Spaceship("FIREFLY");


        mThrustButton = (Button)findViewById(R.id.thrustButton);

        mTypeLabel = (TextView)findViewById(R.id.mSpaceship.getType);

        mPassengersField = (EditText)findViewById(R.id.passengersEditText);

        // Add your code here!
public class Spaceship {
    private String mType;
    private int mNumPassengers = 0;

    public String getType() {
      return mType;

    public void setType(String type) {
      mType = type;

    public int getNumPassengers() {
      return mNumPassengers;

    public void setNumPassengers(int numPassengers) {
      mNumPassengers = numPassengers;

    public Spaceship() {
      mType = "SHUTTLE";

    public Spaceship(String type) {
      mType = type;

2 Answers

28,323 Points
        //Task One:
        mSpaceship = new Spaceship("FIREFLY");
        //Task Two:
        //Task Three:
        mPassengersField.setText(mSpaceship.getNumPassengers() + "");
        // + "" so that you can convert it to a string.
alex gwartney
alex gwartney
8,849 Points

thank you makes so much more sense