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Java Build a JavaFX Application Build a Pomodoro App Build the State Change Events

Incompatible types?

Code not working whenever I run it.

Error message:



package com.teamtreehouse.pomodoro.controllers;

import com.teamtreehouse.pomodoro.model.Attempt;
import com.teamtreehouse.pomodoro.model.AttemptKind;
import javafx.event.ActionEvent;
import javafx.fxml.FXML;
import javafx.scene.control.Label;
import javafx.scene.layout.VBox;

public class Home {
    private VBox container;

    private Label title;

    private Attempt mCurrentAttempt;

    private void prepareAttempt(AttemptKind kind) {
        mCurrentAttempt = new Attempt(kind, "");


    private void addAttemptStyle(AttemptKind kind) {

    private void clearAttemptStyles() {
        for (AttemptKind kind : AttemptKind.values()) {

    public void DEBUG(ActionEvent actionEvent) {
        System.out.println("HI MOM");

package com.teamtreehouse.pomodoro.model;

public enum AttemptKind {
    FOCUS(25 * 60, "Focus time"),
    BREAK(5 * 60, "Break time");

    private int mTotalSeconds;
    private String mDisplayName;

    AttemptKind(int totalSeconds, String displayName) {
        mTotalSeconds = totalSeconds;
        mDisplayName = displayName;

    public int getTotalSeconds() {
        return mTotalSeconds;

    public String getDisplayName() {
        return mDisplayName;

3 Answers

David Jonsson
David Jonsson
4,895 Points

Craig auto-generates the Attempt class constructor 5:20 into "build-a-javafx-application/build-a-pomodoro-app/the-model" If you also auto-generated the constructor the order might have been reversed without you noticing it. It should be (AttemptKind kind, String message)


How does your Attempt Constructor look like? Make sure you have AttemptKind and String as parameters.