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Java Java Basics Perfecting the Prototype Parsing Integers

Hi, I am receiving a string cannot be converted to boolean message

[Picked up JAVA_TOOL_OPTIONS: -Xmx128m
Picked up _JAVA_OPTIONS: -Xmx128m
TreeStory.java:16: error: incompatible types: String cannot be converted to boolean
String ageAsString = console.readline("How old are you? ");
Note: Some messages have been simplified; recompile with -Xdiags:verbose to get full output
1 error]

Not sure how I am getting the above error. My code is as follows:

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
                    adverb - an adjective that describes a verb

        Enter your amazing code here!
        //*Name* is a *noun*. *Name* is *adjective* at it. They *verb* *adverb*.
        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");

Thanks in advance

1 Answer

Tsenko Aleksiev
Tsenko Aleksiev
3,818 Points

Have you double checked your camel casing? read L ine ;)