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Java Program will only run on my PC?

 
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Hey Guys,

I just finished a Java assignment and it runs perfect on my PC but when i try run it on my college PC I get many errors?

We use textPad.

My program is as below and runs fine but on my college pc i'm getting 34 errors saying "C:\Users\b00100070\Desktop\CreditUnion.java:162: error: ')' expected
       open.addActionListener((ActionEvent event) -> {
                                          ^
C:\Users\b00100070\Desktop\CreditUnion.java:162: error: illegal start of expression
       open.addActionListener((ActionEvent event) -> {
                                                   ^
C:\Users\b00100070\Desktop\CreditUnion.java:162: error: illegal start of expression
       open.addActionListener((ActionEvent event) -> {
                                                     ^
C:\Users\b00100070\Desktop\CreditUnion.java:214: error: ')' expected
           btn.addActionListener((ActionEvent event2) -> {
                                             ^
C:\Users\b00100070\Desktop\CreditUnion.java:214: error: illegal start of expression
           btn.addActionListener((ActionEvent event2) -> {
                                                       ^
C:\Users\b00100070\Desktop\CreditUnion.java:214: error: illegal start of expression
           btn.addActionListener((ActionEvent event2) -> {
                                                         ^
C:\Users\b00100070\Desktop\CreditUnion.java:222: error: illegal start of type
           });" etc.. etc....

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Any help would be really appreciated

Thanks
 
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You're using Java 8 features, and it seems the compiler is complaining about those. Which Java version does the computer at your school have? Maybe it's only Java 7.
 
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Thank you for the reply and I think you must be correct. I do believe the computer I was on had an older version of Java that must be it . I'll check tomorrow -- thanks so much
 
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You can verify what Tim said.  Launch a command prompt window then type the following command:

C:\> javac -version

and verify that the version is at least 1.8.xxx -- if you're running a Java 7 version of the compiler, then you'll see 1.7.xxx or worse, 1.6.xxx.
 
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Junilu Lacar wrote:You can verify what Tim said.  Launch a command prompt window then type the following command:

C:\> javac -version

and verify that the version is at least 1.8.xxx -- if you're running a Java 7 version of the compiler, then you'll see 1.7.xxx or worse, 1.6.xxx.



Thank you I'll try this tomorrow that's a good idea
 
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