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Java Java Objects Creating the MVP Remaining Characters

Ali S
Ali S
2,605 Points

In java I am having trouble with my code

Challenge Task 2 of 2 Let's let them know how many characters they have left to use...so they can jam them full of hashtags #jklol

Create a public method named getRemainingCharacterCount that returns an int representing how many characters they have left before they 140. Base your calculation on the field that stores the current text.

I am not sure what is wrong. Thanks!

public class Tweet {
  private String mText;
  public static final int MAX_CHARS = 140;

  public Tweet(String text) {
    while(text.length() < MAX_CHARS){
    mText = text;


  public String getText() {
    return mText;

   public int getRemainingCharacterCount () {
     int getRemainingCharacterCount = MAX_CHAR - mText.length();

    return getRemainingCharacterCount;


1 Answer

10,317 Points

In your method "getRemainingCharacterCount" you are using the variable MAX_CHAR instead of MAX_CHARS. Hope this helps