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IntelliJ is not creating the 'src/main/java' folder for me to create the Main class

Hello, I understand that it might be hard to catch up with third-party updates (IntelliJ maybe?) but there's no way to follow up the course if things don't work as shown during video.

I do: File -> New Project -> Gradle -> Java -> next, next, next (filling the blanks as shown during the lesson) and after the whole wizard for creating the new project is completed the "src" folder does not get created therefore I can not continue with the lesson.

Just to be very specific on what my experience is I have recorded here on this video what I have in front of me on my screen hopping instructor or teamtreehouse can help.

Very disappointed of course that after scheduling a block of my agenda to work on this I can not continue until someone here can get back to me on this one but here's my recorded for you to better understand what is happening to me:


Thank you.

3 Answers

Actually.... it worked... after following ALL instructions from stack overflow including manually creating a module called "main" so we are good until there. Will follow up and report back in case of having issues...

Craig Dennis
Craig Dennis
Treehouse Teacher

Hi Ricardo!

Try this StackOverflow solution

No idea why JetBrains would take that away at a per project level and not default that value. Thanks for understanding the complexity of using software that changes.

We'll get a solution in there! Thanks for the screencast it really helped!

Let me know if this does the trick!

Thank you Craig, I just tried that and still can not see that folder. Obviously, I can not follow those directions until the project is created and once created is not showing that folder.

Another thing that I learned during this process is that if I do not choose to use LOCAL GRADLE DISTRIBUTION the latest IntelliJ with Java 10 says that can not find installed version (or something like that) so I had to download latest version of gradle and need to tell intelliJ the path to it so this is what I have in front of my now (see image) and still can not find the "/src" folder...