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troubleshooting Question

Java arrays through classes (getter and setter)

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jeffiepooFlag for United States of America asked on
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Ok, so I cannot figure out getter and setter methods for arrays. When I use the getter methods I always just get an array of nulls. If you can help me with this I will get you points right away, I just need help! (I attached the files so you gurus can figure this out fast?)

So I get a null pointer exception running this method:

      public void printList(){
            two newOne = new two();
            int[] toPrint = newOne.getList();
            int i = 0;
                  System.out.print(toPrint[i]+", ");

If you notice, it calls the getList() function from the two class -- here is the getList function:

      public int[] getList(){
            return first.get();

If you notice, this calls the get() function on first, first is a pointer to an instance of the three class. here is the three class:

public class three {

      private int[] list;
      public three(){
            int[] anArray;
            anArray = new int[3];
            anArray[0] = 1;
            anArray[1] = 2;
            anArray[2] = 3;
      public three(int[] listie){
            list = listie;
      public int[] get(){
            return list;

I just cannot figure out how to successfully move arrays around through different classes. Any help would be greatly appreciated. I've attached all 4 files. This is just an expiriment cause I can't get this same thing working in a larger program I'm writing.
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