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Having trouble converting string to Boolean

I have my code here (import java.io.Console;

public class TreeStory {

public static void main(String[] args) {
    Console console = System.console();
    /*  Some terms:
        noun - Person, place or thing
        verb - An action
        adjective - A description used to modify or describe a noun
        Enter your amazing code here!
// __Name__ is a __adjective__ __noun__. they are always __adverb__ __verb__.
  String ageAsString = console.readline ("How old are you?    ");
  int age = Integer.parseInt(ageAsString);
  if (age < 13) {
    //Insert exit code
    console.printf("Sorry you must be at least 13 to use this program.\n");
  String name = console.readLine("Enter a name:  ");
  String adjective = console.readLine("Enter an adjective:  ");
  String noun = console.readLine("Enter a noun:  ");
  if (noun.equals("dork")){
       console.printf("Well thats not nice. Exiting. \n\n");
  String adverb = console.readLine("Enter an adverb:  ");
  String verb = console.readLine("Enter a verb ending with -ing:  ");

  console.printf("Your TreeHouseStory:\n-------------------\n");
  console.printf("%s is a %s %s.   ", name, adjective, noun);
  console.printf("They are alway %s %s.\n", adverb , verb);

} ) but when I try to run it I get this TreeStory,java:14: error: incompatible types: String cannot be converted to Boolean String ageAsString = console.readline ("How old are you? ") /\ can some one help me please?

1 Answer

Christopher Augg
Christopher Augg
21,223 Points

Hello Andrew,

You have a typo. Hint: It involves the case of a letter in a method call. It needs to be capitalized. Then it will allow a String argument.

      String ageAsString = console.readline ("How old are you?    ");

Hope this help. Let me know.



ok thanks! -Andrew