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Thread: Not compiling...

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    Exclamation Not compiling...

    I'm trying to run a simple code which is to just print out "Hello World", but whenever I run it, a message appears that reads: "Select a way to run Project_1(Which is the Java Project)"

    The selections for it are: Java Applet and Java Application.

    Whenever I click Java Applet it reads: Selection does not contain an applet.

    When I click Java Application: Selection does not contain a main type.

    Here is the code which I believe is correct:
    package packag_1;
    public class Num_1 {
    	public static void main(String args){
    		System.out.println("Hello World");

    Please help!

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    Default Re: Not compiling...

    because you don't have a main method.
    your method public static void main(String args) is not a main method for java,
    java's main method should accept a parameter of String array not a String.
    main method should be like this:
    public static void main(String[] args) or public static void main(String args[])
    args there is just the variable name, you can change it to whatever name you want.

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