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Android Build a Simple Android App (2014) Improving Our Code Creating a Class

String member variable

Challenge: "Now add a String member variable named mTitle. Make it public."

public String mTitle() { }

Could anyone tell me what I'm doing wrong?

7 Answers

Stone Preston
Stone Preston
42,016 Points

it looks like you created a method, not a variable. (methods have () { } after them while variables do not). you can declare a public member variable like so:

public class SomeClass {

    public dataType mVariableName;


you just need to declare the string variable named mTitle

public class PictureBook {

    public String mTitle;


Jimmy Ma
Jimmy Ma
5,796 Points

For the Updated 2017 course:

public class PictureBook { public String title;}

This took me a little while to figure out.

luke moloney
luke moloney
2,347 Points

Thx for the heads up Jimmy Ma!!

thanks too

thanks too


public class PictureBook { public String mTitle;}