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Java Java Basics Using your New Tools Coding the Prototype

Michel Spaniolo
Michel Spaniolo
Courses Plus Student 1,850 Points

My code only runs so far and then stops..it also gives an error compiling that i dont understand

https://w.trhou.se/xbvjd2l9zk..The code runs in the console only up to name adjective noun and then stops...i cant figure out whats wrong

import java.io.Console;

public class TreeStory {

public static void main(String[] args) {
    Console console = System.console();
    /*  Some terms:
        noun - Person, place or thing
        verb - An action
        adjective - A description used to modify or describe a noun
        Enter your amazing code here!

 // __Name__ is a __adjective__ __noun__. They are always __adverb__ __verb__.*/
 String name = console.readLine("Enter a name:  ");

String adjective = console.readLine("Enter an adjective: "); String noun = console.readLine("Enter a noun: "); String adverb = console.readLine("Enter an adverb: "); String verb = console.readLine("Enter a verb ending with -ing: ");

  console.printf("Your TreeStory:\n----------\n);
  console.printf("%s is a %s. ",name, adjective, noun);
  console.printf("they are always %s %s. \n", adverb, verb);

Picked up _JAVA_OPTIONS: -Xmx128m
Enter your name: Mike
Enter an adjective: big
Mike is very bigtreehouse:~/workspace$

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
229,965 Points

You're running an old version, the current one is not compiling due to unbalanced quotes on line 20.

Once that's fixed, recompile and the run it again.