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Java Java Data Structures Getting There Class Review

tayo mogaji
tayo mogaji
3,312 Points

String cannot be converted to Date

I keep getting this same error...

Example.java:8: error: incompatible types: String cannot be converted to Date "craigdennis",

Could someone please point out where I've gone wrong?

import java.util.Date;
import com.teamtreehouse.Treet;

public class Example {

    public static void main (String[] args) {
    Treet treet = new Treet(
     "Want to be famous? Simply tweet about Java and use "+
     "the hashtag #treet. I'll use your tweet in a new " +
     "@treehouse course about data structures.",
     new Date(1421849732000L)
        System.out.printf("this is a new Treet: %s %n", treet);

1 Answer

David Renger
David Renger
934 Points

Hi Tayo,

You probably made a mistake in your getters in your Treet.java file. Perhaps you wrote something like:

public Date getAuthor() { return mAuthor;

It should be String, not Date.