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Java Java Data Structures Getting There Class Review

Unexpected Exception.

I get this error:

Something went very wrong. java.lang.IllegalAccessException: Class JavaTester can not access a member of class com.example.BlogPost with modifiers ""

and i don't understand why and how to complete this challenge as i can't get pass this.

com/example/BlogPost.java
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;

  BlogPost (String author, String title, String body, String category, Date creationDate) {

    this.mAuthor = author;
    this.mTitle = title;
    this.mBody = body;
    this.mCategory = category;
    this.mCreationDate = creationDate;

  }


}

1 Answer

Josh Keenan
Josh Keenan
19,528 Points

You don't need this and you need to add public before you start the constructor:

sorry formatting got screwed copying from Idea

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

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

    public BlogPost(String name, String book, String content, String group, Date start){
            mAuthor = name;
        mTitle = book;
        mBody = content;
        mCategory = group;
        mCreation = start;

    }
}

Thank you for the help :)