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Android Build a Simple Android App (2014) Improving Our Code Simple Refactoring: Creating a Class

Akshay Rathee
Akshay Rathee
1,205 Points

Getting Return Error

return Fact; I am getting the error while adding it. It says return outside method. What should i do?

3 Answers

Akshay Rathee
Akshay Rathee
1,205 Points

public class Factbook { public String getFact;{}{

    String[] facts = {
        "Ants stretch when they wake up in the morning.",
        "Ostriches can run faster than horses.",
        "Olympic gold medals are actually made mostly of silver.",
        "You are born with 300 bones; by the time you are an adult you will have 206.",
        "It takes about 8 minutes for light from the Sun to reach Earth.",
        "Some bamboo plants can grow almost a meter in just one day.",
        "The state of Florida is bigger than England.",
        "Some penguins can leap 2-3 meters out of the water.",
        "On average, it takes 66 days to form a new habit.",
        "Mammoths still walked the earth when the Great Pyramid was being built." };

    String Fact = "";

    //Randomly select fact
    Random randomGenerator = new Random();
    int randomNumber = randomGenerator.nextInt(facts.length);

    return Fact;------ Here is the error 



Logan R
Logan R
22,989 Points

Can't completely tell because it isn't displayed correctly, but I think your problem is here:

public String getFact;{}{

this should be:

public String getFact() {

You need to use () for methods and you need to drop the semi-colon.