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Java Java Objects (Retired) Harnessing the Power of Objects Handling Exceptions

i have to catch and warn the user that their is an IllegalArgumentException from the drive method in the Main.java

they said after iv done my guess that i didn't catch the exception

Main.java
public class Main {
    public static void main(String[] args) {
        GoKart kart = new GoKart("yellow");
        if (kart.isBatteryEmpty()) {
          System.out.println("The battery is empty");
        }
        kart.drive(2);
      try {
     kart. drive (3);
        System.out.println (" this will never happen !");
      }
      catch (IllegalArgumentException iae ) {
        System.out.println (" be careful ");
         System.out.printf("the error was : %s\n" , iae.getMessage ());
      }
    }
}
Yahya Saadi
Yahya Saadi
4,277 Points

Hey you add a lot of unnecessary code like kart.drive(3); you are supposed to use the kart.drive(2); and put it in a try block and then catch it. Please delete this line of code --> System.out.println (" be careful "); The rest should be fine. Hope it helps

Yahya Saadi
Yahya Saadi
4,277 Points

Happy to help. You're welcome.

1 Answer

Yahya Saadi
Yahya Saadi
4,277 Points

Hey Ramy, your try and catch block should look like this,

try {
        kart.drive(2);
      } catch (IllegalArgumentException iae) {
        System.out.printf("Error!!! %s", iae.getMessage());
      }

Ok your awesome !!!! thx a lot again !!! your a life saver :D

Added code formatting and marked as best answer

Yahya Saadi
Yahya Saadi
4,277 Points

Thank you Philip