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Java Java Data Structures Organizing Data Splitting Strings

Using Split in Java Objects and Data Structures Course

Wondering what Im doing wrong here. Im splitting on the mDescription field, but not having any luck.

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;
  private String mDescription;

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

  public String getAuthor() {
    return mAuthor;

  public String getTitle() {
    return mTitle;

  public String getBody() {
    return mBody;

  public String getCategory() {
    return mCategory;

  public Date getCreationDate() {
    return mCreationDate;

  public String getDescription() {
    return mDescription; 

  public String[] getWords() {
   return mDescription.split("\\s+");

1 Answer

Seth Kroger
Seth Kroger
56,413 Points

You're definitely on the right track but it's asking for the words from the body, not the description.