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Java Local Development Environments Exploring Your IDE Clean up this mess

Andy Stevens
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Andy Stevens
Front End Web Development Techdegree Graduate 20,415 Points

I'm not sure what I am being asked to do?

I'm on challenge task 5 of 5 and I am a little confused by the instructions/question, I have added the following code to Messy.java:

Messy.java
import java.util.*;

public class Messy {
    public static void main(String[] args) {
        System.out.println("one");
        System.out.println("two");
        System.out.println("four");
        System.out.println("five");


//    Please comment out this line and
        /* this line as well with a hotkey that does multi-line commenting*/
        List<String> numberWords = Arrays.asList("six", "seven", "eight", "nine");
        for (String numberWord : numberWords) {
            // Use the sout shortcut to write out numberWord;
            System.out.println(numberWord);
        }
    }
}
results.txt
one
two
four
five
six
seven
eight
nine

In my mind this should complete the task but it keeps throwing an error message, hinting towards reformatting the code. Can anyone help?

1 Answer

Jason Anders
MOD
Jason Anders
Treehouse Moderator 145,561 Points

Hi Andy Stevens

If I remember correctly, this particular challenge wants you to import Arrays and Lists specifically using two imports, instead of using one import with a wildcard. (i.e. import java.util.Arrays;). It's been a while since I've worked with Java and IntelliJ, but I feel that this was something the IDE should have "cleaned-up".

The rest looks fine. :)

Nice work. :dizzy: