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

Why is this giving me an error

this is giving me an error saying that I did not add a constructor with the String type

public class Spaceship {
    public String mType;
}  // <-- this closes the class - delete it! 

  public Spaceship (){
    mType = "SHUTTLE";

 public Spaceship(String type) {
      mType = type;

    public String getType() {
      return mType;

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

1 Answer

You closed your class braces too soon - I've added a comment in your code.


Thanks!!!! I can't believe that I could not spot that silly mistake.

No problem ... it is easy to miss any errors if you've been looking at the code for a while. That's why the forums work so well - someone has a fresh look at your code and sees the error more easily.