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C# C# Basics (Retired) Perform if

Adam Johnson
Adam Johnson
1,317 Points

C# rocks

im supposed to WriteLine "C# rocks" when ReadLine is "C#". Language is the assigned variable for Console.Readlline. The simplest way i can think of is to;

if (language == ("C#")); { Console.WriteLine ("C# Rocks!"); }

I get an error message saying that "I entered in 'bogus' and got 'C# rocks'" I have no idea

CodeChallenge.cs
string language = Console.ReadLine();
if (language == ("C#"));
    {
        Console.WriteLine ("C# Rocks!");
    }

2 Answers

Stuart Wright
Stuart Wright
41,101 Points

The semi colon at the end of your if statement is the problem - remove it and the code will run as you intend it to:

string language = Console.ReadLine();
if (language == ("C#"))
    {
        Console.WriteLine ("C# Rocks!");
    }
Liam Andersson
Liam Andersson
1,396 Points

Why are you writing the string inside parentheses?

Stuart Wright
Stuart Wright
41,101 Points

Didn’t notice those, yes there’s no need for them.