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James Mackey
James Mackey
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Parsing error at the bottom of this code

public class PezDispenser { public static final int MAX_PEZ = 12; private String mCharacterName; private int mPezCount;

public PezDispenser(String characterName) { mCharacterName = characterName; mPezCount = 0; }

public boolean dispense() { boolean wasDispensed = false; if (!isEmpty()) { mPezCount--; wasDispensed = true; } return wasDispensed; }

public boolean isEmpty() { return mPezCount == 0; }

public void load() { load(MAX_PEZ); }

public void load(int pezAmount) { int newAmount = mPezCount + pezAmount; if (newAmount > MAX_PEZ) { throw new IllegalArgumentException("Too many PEZ!!");

} mPezCount = newAmount;


public String getCharacterName() { return mCharacterName; }

./PezDispenser.java:40: error: reached end of file while parsing
1 error

2 Answers

That error usually means that you either left out a curly brace somewhere or you have an extra one. Also make sure that you have all of your opening and closing parenthesis as this will throw a similar error.

It looks like you might need a closing curly brace at the very bottom for your class.