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Java Java Basics Getting Started with Java Strings, Variables, and Formatting

Challenge Task 2 of 3

Call the printf method on the console object and make it write out "<YOUR NAME> can code in Java!"

Name.java
// I have setup a java.io.Console object for you named console
Console console = System.console();
firstName = "Leangheng";
console.printf("My name is %s", firstName);

4 Answers

It's unhappy because (1) you created a second Console object named console, and (2) you didn't write out what it asked for:

firstName = "Leangheng";
console.printf("%s can code in Java", firstName);
Scott Sanders
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Scott Sanders
Courses Plus Student 1,826 Points

really poorly worded Challenge if i do say so myself i thought it wanted me to use the printf method to print my name and the can code in java was telling me i could use the %s to do my name instead of spelling it out

Yes, the challenge editor can be really picky at times!

Scott Sanders
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Scott Sanders
Courses Plus Student 1,826 Points

Thank you for the help i spent 15 min trying and just didn't seem to understand what it was asking for should have noticed the ""