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Why is this code running on a separate line below with two open brackets? I ran this and I got an error.

// The instructor Craig Dennis was running this code in the Java terminal using jshell workspace.

Console jshell> String loweredWords = someWords.toLowerCase( toLowerCase(

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
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Until the parentheses are balanced, the command is not ready to run and should produce an error.

What you see in the video is him using a tab to get jshell to show what options might exist at that point, and then he continues typing in that command (on the next line) and submits it once it is complete (with balanced parentheses and a semicolon at the end).

I rewatched the course and I noticed that is exactly what he was doing. Thanks for pointing that out and taking the time to reply.