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Java Java Objects (Retired) Harnessing the Power of Objects Methods and Constants

Sean Flanagan
Sean Flanagan
33,234 Points

Methods and Constants: Task 3

Hi.

Can you tell me please where I've gone wrong?

public class GoKart {
  public static final int MAX_CHARGE = 8;
  private String mColor;
  private int mBarsCount;

  public GoKart(String color) {
    mColor = color;
    mBarsCount = 0;
  }

  public String getColor() {
    return mColor;
  } 
}

public void main {
  mBarsCount = MAX_CHARGE;
}

Thank you.

Sean :-)

1 Answer

Craig Dennis
STAFF
Craig Dennis
Treehouse Teacher

The method body looks good, but shouldn't it be inside the class definition. Maybe name it something more clear too?

Let me know if that hint helps ;)

Sean Flanagan
Sean Flanagan
33,234 Points

Hi Craig. Thanks for your reply and my apologies for the delay.

I've just tried again. This is my finished product, which has earned me the green light:

public class GoKart {
  private String mColor;
  public static final int MAX_BARS = 8;
  private int mBarsCount;

  public GoKart(String color) {
    mColor = color;
    mBarsCount = 0;
  }

  public void charge() {
    mBarsCount = MAX_BARS;
  }

  public String getColor() {
    return mColor;
  } 
}

Thanks very much for your help; it made a difference.

Sean :-)