A. Cook A. Cook - 1 year ago 106
Java Question

Problems running Java from Atom

I currently don't have a working way to edit and run Java on my computer, so I'm trying to get Atom working with Java (I realize it's not a Java IDE and I'm not trying to make it one, I just want to be able to do some light Java work on my laptop). I've installed the script and instant-build packages for Atom and wrote the following test code in a file called "main.java' in my project folder:

class Main{
public static void main(String[] args) {
System.out.println("please");
}
}


When I try to run the code with cmd+i (I'm on a 2012 MacBook Pro) and get the following error message:Error: Could not find or load main class main.

I'd be happy to provide any further information; thanks for helping!

Answer Source

You have to name your file with the first letter in upper case Main.java, since it must match the name of your class

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