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Android Build a Self-Destructing Message Android App Sending Messages Creating the Message

i am stuck...help!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Task 2 0f 3

import android.app.Activity;
import com.parse.ParseObject;
import java.util.Date;
import java.util.GregorianCalendar;

public class MainActivity extends Activity {

    // Some code omitted!

    public void addNewEvent() {
        // param 1 = year, param 2 = month, param 3 = day
        Date date = new GregorianCalendar(2014, 0, 1).getTime(); 

        ParseObject someNameForTheInstance = new ParseObject( "Event" );
        event.put("eventName","Birthday party");
        event.put("eventDate", date);

1 Answer

Seth Kroger
Seth Kroger
56,405 Points

It looks like the problem is that you used the name someNameForTheInstance when you created the object but then use the name event in the other steps. Choose one or the other (and I would choose event because it's descriptive of what you're doing) and use that single variable name in all three places.