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Kyle Baker
Kyle Baker
8,211 Points

Wrapping up Java Objects, why the Bummer!?

Bummer! I expected to see the names I passed in through the args, but I do not. Hmm.

That's what i get when I do this...


public class ForumPost {
  private User mAuthor;
  private String mTitle;
  private String mDescription;

  public User getAuthor() {
    return mAuthor;

  public String getTitle() {
    return mTitle;

  public ForumPost(User author, String title, String description) {
    mAuthor = author;
    mTitle = title;
    mDescription = description;
  public String getDescription() {
    return mDescription;

  // TODO: We need to expose the description


public class User {
  private String mFirstName;
  private String mLastName;

  public User(String firstName, String lastName) {
    // TODO:  Set the private fields here
    mFirstName = firstName;
    mLastName = lastName;
  public String getFirstName() {
    return mFirstName;
  public String getLastName() {
    return mLastName;


public class Forum {
  private String mTopic;

  public String getTopic() {
      return mTopic;

  public void addPost(ForumPost post) {

      System.out.printf("New post from %s %s about %s.\n",


  public Forum(String topic) {
    mTopic = topic;


public class Example {

  public static void main(String[] args) {
    System.out.println("Starting forum example...");
    if (args.length < 2) {
       System.out.println("first and last name are required. eg:  java Example Craig Dennis");
    Forum forum = new Forum("Java");

     User author = new User("Craig", "Dennis");

    ForumPost post = new ForumPost(author, "g", "g");

Please help me

Kyle Baker
Kyle Baker
8,211 Points

Sorry about the messiness of the post, it looked much better before it reformatted

edit: it somehow magically fixed itself

1 Answer