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Java Local Development Environments Exploring Your IDE Clean up this mess

Java Local Development Environment 5 of 5 challenge: I'm stuck and need help:

I've run my program in IntelliJ and it ran with no errors, but when I copy and paste it to the test I get the following error: JavaTester.java:104: error: cannot access Messy Messy.main(null); ^ bad source file: ./Messy.java file does not contain class Messy Please remove or make sure it appears in the correct subdirectory of the sourcepath. 1 error

Messy.java
package com.theredeyepoet;

import java.util.Arrays;
import java.util.List;

public class Messy {

    public static void main(String[] args) {
        System.out.println("one");
        System.out.println("two");
        System.out.println("three");
        System.out.println("four");
        System.out.println("five");
        List<String> numberWords = Arrays.asList("six", "seven", "eight", "nine");
        for (String numberWord: numberWords) {
            System.out.println(numberWord);
        }
    }
}
results.txt
"C:\Program Files\Java\jdk1.8.0_161\bin\java" "-javaagent:C:\Program Files\JetBrains\IntelliJ IDEA Community Edition 2017.3.5\lib\idea_rt.jar=56265:C:\Program Files\JetBrains\IntelliJ IDEA Community Edition 2017.3.5\bin" -Dfile.encoding=UTF-8 -classpath "C:\Program Files\Java\jdk1.8.0_161\jre\lib\charsets.jar;C:\Program Files\Java\jdk1.8.0_161\jre\lib\deploy.jar;C:\Program Files\Java\jdk1.8.0_161\jre\lib\ext\access-bridge-64.jar;C:\Program Files\Java\jdk1.8.0_161\jre\lib\ext\cldrdata.jar;C:\Program Files\Java\jdk1.8.0_161\jre\lib\ext\dnsns.jar;C:\Program Files\Java\jdk1.8.0_161\jre\lib\ext\jaccess.jar;C:\Program Files\Java\jdk1.8.0_161\jre\lib\ext\jfxrt.jar;C:\Program Files\Java\jdk1.8.0_161\jre\lib\ext\localedata.jar;C:\Program Files\Java\jdk1.8.0_161\jre\lib\ext\nashorn.jar;C:\Program Files\Java\jdk1.8.0_161\jre\lib\ext\sunec.jar;C:\Program Files\Java\jdk1.8.0_161\jre\lib\ext\sunjce_provider.jar;C:\Program Files\Java\jdk1.8.0_161\jre\lib\ext\sunmscapi.jar;C:\Program Files\Java\jdk1.8.0_161\jre\lib\ext\sunpkcs11.jar;C:\Program Files\Java\jdk1.8.0_161\jre\lib\ext\zipfs.jar;C:\Program Files\Java\jdk1.8.0_161\jre\lib\javaws.jar;C:\Program Files\Java\jdk1.8.0_161\jre\lib\jce.jar;C:\Program Files\Java\jdk1.8.0_161\jre\lib\jfr.jar;C:\Program Files\Java\jdk1.8.0_161\jre\lib\jfxswt.jar;C:\Program Files\Java\jdk1.8.0_161\jre\lib\jsse.jar;C:\Program Files\Java\jdk1.8.0_161\jre\lib\management-agent.jar;C:\Program Files\Java\jdk1.8.0_161\jre\lib\plugin.jar;C:\Program Files\Java\jdk1.8.0_161\jre\lib\resources.jar;C:\Program Files\Java\jdk1.8.0_161\jre\lib\rt.jar;C:\Users\Loudog\IdeaProjects\Attempt5\out\production\Attempt5" com.theredeyepoet.Messy
one
two
three
four
five
six
seven
eight
nine

Process finished with exit code 0

2 Answers

Jason Anders
MOD
Jason Anders
Treehouse Moderator 145,704 Points

Hi Louie,

Everything you have is correct, except you seem to have a package that is throwing off the Code Checker. If you just delete the line package com.theredeyepoet; then everything will pass.

Nice Work! :) :dizzy:

Wow, great response time Jason. I just tried it and it worked, thank you so much!