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C# C# Basics (Retired) Perfect Final

Austin Marcoux
Austin Marcoux
835 Points

Unexpected symbol "{"

I get 2 error messages saying the compiler didn't expect "{", one on line 8 and the other on line 14. There is equally as many "{" as "}". Also, I am not getting any other error messages. Please help...

Program.cs
using System;

namespace Treehouse.CodeChallenges
{
    class Program
    {
        static void Main()
        {
           Try
           {
                Console.Write("Enter the number of times to print \"Yay!\": ");
            var entry = Console.ReadLine();
            var k = int.parse(entry);
           }
            Catch(FormatException)
            {
                Console.WriteLine("This is an invalid input");
            }
            while (counter > 0)
            {
                Console.WriteLine("Yay!");
                counter = counter - 1;
            }


        }
    }
}

2 Answers

It is because you have some typos in your code, remember that C# is a capitalization sensitive language:

Try should be try
Catch should be catch
int.parse should be int.Parse

Your while loop is also not functioning, but that is a different problem you should be a able to fix yourself.

Try putting a semicolon after the catch clause:

            Catch(FormatException)
            {
                Console.WriteLine("This is an invalid input");
            };