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class Animal{
static void dostuff(){
System.out.print("a");
}
}

class Dog extends Animal{
static void dostuff(){
System.out.print("d");
}

public static void main(String [] args){
Animal [] a={new Animal(), new Dog(), new Animal()};
for (int x=0;x<a.length; x++)
a[x].dostuff();
}

hi , i am getting the exception .Please can anyone explain me the reason >
 
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Is it a exception or a compiler error? Can you post it here? As I see you are missing a curly brace at the end of the Dog class.
 
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What is "the exception"? In which line does it occur?
 
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What exception are you getting?
 
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I am able to compile the program but i cant execute it it says...

Exception in thread "main" java.lang.NoSuchMethodError:main
 
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I hope you have not changed the method signature of main comparing to the one you have pasted here, if I am not very wrong we normally get this error when we dont have any main method like this
public static void main(String [] args)
 
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i have just pasted the code ...but still i am not able to get why am not able to execute it ???
 
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The code which you pasted is working fine. Paste the code which exactly gave you the error so that we can help.
 
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suavedeep kaur wrote:i have just pasted the code ...but still i am not able to get why am not able to execute it ???



How are you compiling/running the code? Can you post the commands you used? And how you named the source file?
 
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Which command are you using to execute it? It should be something like "java Dog".
 
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i am using java Animal

why should i use java Dog ??
 
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i was using java Animal


thanks sir , that was something silly
 
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I got it
 
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