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

Aldrich Alviar
Aldrich Alviar
2,745 Points



// I have setup a java.io.Console object for you named console
String firstName="Rich";
console.printf ("Hello, my name is %s\n",firstName);

1 Answer

Jason Anders
Jason Anders
Treehouse Moderator 145,704 Points

Hey there,

I'm assuming you are stuck on Task 2? (Please try to be specific in your questions).

Anyway, the challenges are very specific and very strict in what it asks for and what it expects. This challenge explicitly asks for a String that says "<YOUR NAME> can code in Java!", which is not what you string says.

Below is the corrected code for your review. Hope it makes sense.

String firstName = "Rich";
console.printf (firstName + " can code in Java!");


String firstName = "Rich";
console.printf ("%s can code in Java!", firstName);

Will also pass the challenge.

Keep Coding! :)