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Java Java Data Structures Getting There Class Review

Ronald Greer
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Ronald Greer
Front End Web Development Techdegree Graduate 56,280 Points

task 3 of class review and i am not sure whats wrong. please help!

it says i have syntax errors.

package com.example;
import java.util.Date;

public class BlogPost {
private String mAuthor;
private String mTitle;
private String mBody;
private String mCategory;
private Date mCreationDate;

public BlogPost (String author, String title, String body, String category, Date creationdate){
  mAuthor = author;
  mTitle = title;
  mBody = body;
  mCategory = category;
  mCreationDate = creationdate;


private String getAuthor(){
  return mAuthor;

private String getTitle(){
  return mTitle;
private String getBody(){
  return mBody;
private String getCategory(){
  return mCategory;
private Date getCreationDate(){
  return mCreationDate;

2 Answers

Jennifer Nordell
Jennifer Nordell
Treehouse Teacher

Hi there! I received your request for assistance. The problem here is curly braces. They're a bit mis-matched so it's creating syntax errors. Your constructor starts with an open curly brace, but ends with two which means it's closing off the class. Moving the closing curly brace } on line 19 to the end of the file causes the challenge to pass all three steps.

Hope this helps! :sparkles: