FAQ: Java: Introduction to Classes - Classes: Syntax

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Ive gotten the second part of this wrong for simply not having a space between the closing bracket and args in the main method. In other words this will come back as incorrect because there it’s not (String args)

public class Store{
public static void main(Stringargs){


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yea bro same for me i wrote exactly as it shown

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So, beginner here, got stuck in this exercise, was asked to [In the code editor, create a public Store class.] but when I type code

public class Store {
// scope of Car class starts after curly brace
//I basically type on my own and try for three times, and on fourth attempts i copy the example

I gave above codes as answer and hit the blue-run-button, return a LOADING and this message [Error: Main method not found in class Store, please define the main method as:
public static void main(String args)
or a JavaFX application class must extend javafx.application.Application] so I was stuck.
What goes wrong? With my limited experience I think I did correctly created a public Store.class , any idea Senpai?

… should have a total of two sets of curly braces: one for the scope of the class, and one to define the scope of the main method. … needing a set of curly braces after public static void main(String args){

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has anyone found a fix for the second task?

nevermind i tried changing it to private static void main instead of public and it worked

I do not know what the error is, but here is the solution ctrl+c ctrl+v
public class Store {

public static void main(String args) {



If you guys are getting error for some reason even if you’re actually correct, you just have to add space right after the class Store and right after the before “args”.

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I was running into issues here as well and it ended up being so simple. I had a space where I shouldn’t have.

Thank you that space after the actually worked and it fixed itself.

Hey, I was struggling with trying to get it to work all night but when I woke up this morning I figured out that if you type in private instead of public it will respond with what you need to write in the output. I tried to just copy and paste what someone put earlier on in the thread and it did not work for me.
public class Store {

public static void main(String args) {



This is what I ended up with, so maybe one thing or the other will work for you.

In General there is a bug in the site if you can’t able to clear the excerise even though your have return a right answer, pls pls refresh the page.

Answer -
public class Store
public static void main(String args){}