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Java Java Data Structures Organizing Data Arrays

Broderic Crowe
Broderic Crowe
1,549 Points

"identifier expected" error?

Pretty sure my code is the same as Craig's but I'm getting 2 errors that I've implemented in this code below.

import java.util.Arrays;
import java.util.Date;

import com.teamtreehouse.Treet;

public class Example {

  public static void main(String[] args) {

    Treet treet = new Treet(
    "Example Treet from @Brodericcrowe.",
    new Date());

    Treet secondTreet = new Treet(
      "Treehouse is fun, #treet",
      new Date());

    System.out.printf("This is a new treet:%n%s%n", treet);

    System.out.println("the words are:");
    for (String word: treet.getWords()) {
      System.out.println(word); }

  Treet[] treets = {treet, secondTreet}; 

  //error <identifier> expected 
  //         ^      ^

This is the Treet.java file below. No errors here, just in case you see something that could be causing errors in Example.java file above.

package com.teamtreehouse;

import java.util.Date;

public class Treet {

  private String mAuthor;
  private String mDescription;
  private Date mCreationDate; 

  public Treet(String author, String description, Date creationDate) {
    mAuthor = author;
    mDescription = description;
    mCreationDate = creationDate; }
  //end constructor 

  //Tweet formatter
  public String toString() {
    return "Treet: \"" + mDescription + "\" - @" + mAuthor; }
  //end Tweet formater 

  public String getAuthor() {
    return mAuthor; }

  public String getDescription() {
    return mDescription; }

  public Date getCreationDate() {
    return mCreationDate; }
  //end getters

  public String[] getWords() {

    return mDescription.toLowerCase().split("[^\\w#@']+");



1 Answer

Broderic Crowe
Broderic Crowe
1,549 Points

Lol, found it. Just needed to put the Array inside the "main" code block, and not in the "Example" code block.