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Java Java Objects (Retired) Creating the MVP Remaining Characters

Charles Harpke
Charles Harpke
33,986 Points

How do I correct ' ^ required: String found: int'

Line 13 has an 'incompatible types' error. What would be a [possible workaround?

public class Tweet {
  public static final int MAX_CHARACTERS = 140;
  private String mText;

  public Tweet(String text) {
    mText = text;
  }

  public String getText() {
    return mText;

    public int getRemainingCharacters() {
  return MAX_CHARACTERS - mText.length();
  }
}
Tweet.java
public class Tweet {
  public static final int MAX_CHARACTERS = 140;
  private String mText;

  public Tweet(String text) {
    mText = text;
  }

  public String getText() {
    return mText;

    public int getRemainingCharacters() {
  return MAX_CHARACTERS - mText.length();
  }

}

1 Answer

Rob Bridges
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Rob Bridges
Full Stack JavaScript Techdegree Graduate 35,459 Points

Hello, the reason it is going this is because it is reading this method as being inside the method get text. The work around would be.

 public String getText() {
    return mText;
}
public int getRemainingCharacters() {
return MAX_CHARACTERS - mText.length();
}
}