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Michael Timbs15,761 Points
private Queue mSongQueue;
private Queue<Song> mSongQueue;
What is the 'safest' way to declare this?
Parker Busswood20,207 Points
Yes, you are absolutely correct, and Craig Dennis actually fixes this later in the video, starting around 8:30. When it was implemented without the generic type specified, it threw an error:
./com/teamtreehouse/KaraokeMachine.java:121: error: incompatible types: Object cannot be converted to Song Song song = mSongQueue.poll(); ^