i have a error in this program...i m tryin to write a java GUI program that converts character to corresponding integer and vice versa...tis is my code...can anyone help me solve the error???the error is :

1 error found:
File: C:\Users\Kumaresen Nair\Desktop\Conversion.java [line: 58]
Error: The local variable word may not have been initialized

this is my program code

import java.awt.*;
import java.awt.event.*;
import javax.swing.*;
public class Conversion extends JFrame
    private JLabel wordLabel;
    private JLabel numberLabel;
    private JTextField wordTF;
    private JTextField numberTF;
    private WordHandler wordHandler;
    private NumHandler numberHandler;
    private static final int WIDTH = 500;
    private static final int HEIGHT = 50;
    public Conversion()
        setTitle("Word and Number Conversion");
        Container c = getContentPane();
        c.setLayout(new GridLayout(1, 4));
        wordLabel = new JLabel("String : ",
        numberLabel = new JLabel("Number : ",
        wordTF = new JTextField(7);
        numberTF = new JTextField(7);
        wordHandler = new WordHandler();
        numberHandler = new NumHandler();
        setSize(WIDTH, HEIGHT);
    private class WordHandler implements ActionListener
        public void actionPerformed(ActionEvent e)
           String word;
            int number;
             number = Integer.parseInt(word);
            numberTF.setText(" " +number);
    private class NumHandler implements ActionListener
        public void actionPerformed(ActionEvent e)
          int number = 110;
String word;
word = Integer.toString(number);
  wordTF.setText(" " +word); 
    public static void main(String[] args)
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You might want to move this into the Java forum as you have posted this in the JavaScript forum (two completely differently things).

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