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Java Java Objects Delivering the MVP Forum

nikhil davasam
nikhil davasam
2,182 Points

it says its already defined

how to solve this complier error

Forum.java
public class Forum {
  private String topic;

  // TODO: add a constructor that accepts a topic and sets the private field topic

  public String getTopic() {
    return topic;
  }

public Forum(String topic){
      this.topic = topic;
  }



  /* Uncomment this when you are prompted to do so
  public void addPost(ForumPost post) {
    System.out.printf("A new post in %s topic from %s %s about %s is available",
            topic,
            post.getAuthor().getFirstName(),
            post.getAuthor().getLastName(),
            post.getTitle()
    );
  }
  */

}
User.java
public class User {
  // TODO: add private fields for firstName and lastName

  public User(String firstName, String lastName) {
    // TODO: set and add the private fields

  }
    private String firstName;
  private String lastName;

  public User(String firstName, String lastName) {
    // TODO: set and add the private fields
      this.firstName = firstName;
      this.lastName = lastName;
  }
   public String getFirstName(){
    return firstName;
  }

  public String getLastName(){
    return lastName;
  }


}
ForumPost.java
public class ForumPost {
  private User author;
  private String title;
  private String description;

  // TODO: add a constructor that accepts the author, title and description

  public User getAuthor() {
    return author;
  }

  public String getTitle() {
    return title;
  }

  public String getDescription() {
    return description;
  }
  public ForumPost(User author, String title, String description){
    this.author = author;
    this.title = title;
    this.description = description;
  }

}
Main.java
public class Main {

  public static void main(String[] args) {
    System.out.println("Beginning forum example");
    if (args.length < 2) {
      System.out.println("Usage: java Main <first name> <last name>");
      System.err.println("<first name> and <last name> are required");
      System.exit(1);
    }

    Forum forum = new Forum("Java");
    // TODO: pass in the first name and last name that are in the args parameter
    String firstName = args[0];
    String lastName = args[1];

       User author = new User(firstName, lastName); //<----- all cruicial points marked with comments
    // TODO: initialize the forum post with the user created above and a title and description of your choice
    ForumPost post = new ForumPost(author, "Programming is awesome", "Cuz it makes us create new stuff");


  }

}

2 Answers

In the User class, your constructor is defined twice. Remove one of them and it should work.

nikhil davasam
nikhil davasam
2,182 Points

YEAH i finally got that after spending some time but thanks!