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Java Java Objects Harnessing the Power of Objects Incrementing and Decrementing

Asaf ahmed
Asaf ahmed
461 Points

illegal start of type with 11 other errors

Example.java System.out.printf(" the dispenser is %s %n", dispenser.getCharacterName() ); if( dispenser.isEmpty()) { System.out.println("Dispenser is empty");} System.out.println("Filling the dispenser with good PEZ"); dispenser.fill(); if(!dispenser.isEmpty()){System.out.println("Dispenser is full");} } while (dispenser.dispense()) { System.out.println("Chomp!"); }

} if (dispenser.isEmpty()) { System.out.println("ate all the pEz");

} console: Example.java:25: error: illegal start of type
while (dispenser.dispense()){
^
Example.java:25: error: <identifier> expected
while (dispenser.dispense()){
^
Example.java:25: error: ';' expected
while (dispenser.dispense()){
^
Example.java:25: error: illegal start of type
while (dispenser.dispense()){
^
Example.java:25: error: <identifier> expected
while (dispenser.dispense()){
^
Example.java:25: error: ';' expected

2 Answers

Markus Amon
Markus Amon
709 Points

check the PezDispenser.java for errors^^ i spelled some stuff wrong and forgot a } that resulted in 15 errors at first ^^

this is what it should look like:

class PezDispenser {
  public static final int MAX_PEZ = 12;
  final private String characterName;
  private int pezCount;

  public PezDispenser(String characterName) {
    this.characterName = characterName;
    pezCount = 0;
  }

  public void fill() {
   pezCount = MAX_PEZ;
  }

  public boolean dispense() {
    boolean wasDispensed = false;
    if (!isEmpty()){
      pezCount--;
      wasDispensed = true;
  }
    return wasDispensed;
  }

  public boolean isEmpty() {
    return pezCount == 0;
  }

  public String getCharacterName() {
    return characterName;
  }

}

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