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Challenge task 3 of 3 Strings
java.util.MissingFormatArgumentException: Format specifier '%s' ()
Can someone explain what this error means please?
// I have setup a java.io.Console object for you named console String firstName = "Leroy"; console.printf("%s firstName can code in Java!");
Ken AlgerTreehouse Teacher
You are close, but you aren't correctly passing the
firstName variable into the String Formatter. That's what the error message is essentially saying.
Recall that if you use the
%s in the string as a variable placeholder you need to pass in that variable to the
printf method. That syntax looks like:
String favoriteDrink = "chocolate milk"; console.printf("My favorite drink is: %s", favoriteDrink);
Post back if you have further questions.