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Java Java Arrays Iteration Looping Like These Programmers

Enyang Mercy
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Enyang Mercy
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Help Cant figure out whats actually wrong with the code

Print a menu showing off famous programmers

Programmers.java
public class Programmers {

  public void printMenu() {
    String[] programmers = {
            "Yukihiro Matsumoto",
            "David Nolen",
            "Grace Hopper",
            "Linus Torvalds",
            "You"
    };

    System.out.println("Choose a programmer:");
    // TODO: Print out a menu by looping through the programmers array.
    /*
      The menu should be in the form of (each on a line of its own, starting with 1):
      1. Yukihiro Matsumoto
      2. David Nolen
      ...
    */

  }
  for (int i = 0; i < programmers.length; i++) {
  String programmers =  programmers[i];
    System.out.printf("Hey %s! These are Famous Programmers! %n", programmers);
  }
  }
}

1 Answer

james south
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james south
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the closing curly brace } right above the for loop is extra. it is closing off the printMenu method with the loop outside and therefore an extra closing } beneath. remove the } above the for loop. then, in the loop your string variable programmers is conflicting with the array of the same name, so change one of them.