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Android Build a Simple Android App with Java Improving Our Code Creating a New Class

Cibele Bustamante
Cibele Bustamante
Courses Plus Student 14,709 Points

JavaTester.java:65: error: illegal start of expression

No matter what I do, I get this message, located at the first character, in all this lesson. JavaTester.java:65: error: illegal start of expression public class PictureBook { ^ 1 error my code:

public class PictureBook {


1 Answer

Jennifer Nordell
Jennifer Nordell
Treehouse Teacher

Hi there, Cibele Bustamante ! Yes, it seems there is a problem with Java-based challenges right now. This has been reported to Treehouse staff by myself and at least one other moderator. I feel confident that the Support staff is working on this.

That being said, you can skip the challenge by using the white "dots" at the top of the page where the challenge/video is. Clicking any one of these will take you to that section of the course. Don't forget to come back and finish the challenge once everything is working properly again.

Hope this helps! :sparkles: