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Android Build an Interactive Story App (Retired) The Model-View-Controller Pattern Adding a Custom Constructor

Joyce Chidiadi
Joyce Chidiadi
1,867 Points

What is wrong with my code?

I choose Spaceship in the code since no name was given for the constructor like "Page" in the video. How can I solve this?

Spaceship.java
public Spaceship() {
  mType = "SHUTTLE";
}

public class Spaceship {
    public String mType;

    public String getType() {
      return mType;
    }

    public void setType(String type) {
      mType = type;
    }
}

2 Answers

andren
andren
28,538 Points

The name for the constructor is correct. Constructors are always named the same as the class they belong to (that is a rule, not just a standard convention) but you have placed the constructor outside the class.

The constructor needs to be placed inside the class body (within the courly braces) like the other methods and field variables that are already present in the class.

Joyce Chidiadi
Joyce Chidiadi
1,867 Points

Thank you Andren. That worked.