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Hi,

I am new to java and still learning. I am trying to execute the code below which compiles successfully, but getting the following error:

"Exception in thread "main" java.lang.NoSuchMethodError: main"

Code:




Appreciate any help, thanks
 
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Hi James, welcome to the Ranch!

There are two classes in the code you posted. So, which one did you try to execute and how did you try that?
 
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Make sure you are running the class with the main method. If you attempt to run class Dog, you will get that error. Also, make sure you have these classes in the same directory.
 
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Welcome again

Always use code tags; I added them and you can see how much better the post looks
I think I shall add to what Paul C said: since the main method is in the test drive class, you should use this instruction to run your app:-
javac DogTestDrive
 
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Hi guys, you were right - I was trying to run "Dog" class and not "DogTestDrive" class.
Thanks Campbell for the code tags - will use them in future posts.
Thanks for your help - appreciate it
 
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