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I can t compile the "HelloWorld" programme.

by Bfuel / March 24, 2013 3:38 AM PDT

My programme is this:

class HelloWorld {

// main: generate some simple output

public static void main(String[] args) {
System.out.println("Hello, world.");

This is what appears: cannot find symbol
symbol : class string
location: class HelloWorld
public static void main(string[] args) {

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I googled this one.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / March 24, 2013 4:07 PM PDT

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Re: Hello world
by Kees_B Forum moderator / March 24, 2013 9:18 PM PDT

You write "public static void main(String[] args)"
The compiler reports an error in "public static void main(string[] args)"

Since Java-coding is case-dependent, it's an understandable message. The name of the class is String, not string.

By the way, why add this parameter (a String array of arguments) if you don't use it? That's what I call bad programming. It's sufficient to write public static void main().


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Because they teach it that way. Remember this bad SQL?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / March 25, 2013 2:40 AM PDT
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(NT) What's wrong with that?
by Kees_B Forum moderator / March 25, 2013 3:20 AM PDT
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In short, it creates quite a load on the SQL server.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / March 25, 2013 3:28 AM PDT
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(NT) Thanks, bros.
by Bfuel / March 25, 2013 5:35 AM PDT
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