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

Define a string variable named firstName in Android Develop course

public class Name{
      public static void main( string[] args ){
           string firstName = "kevin";

this is my code, but always bummer when compile it, it report illegal start of public class Name{ ^ I don't know how, anyone can help me?

// I have setup a java.io.Console object for you named console

2 Answers

Hi kevin ohion,

it looks like you need to capitalize 'string' in your code.

Thank you, ISAIAH S, but it reports illegal start of public class Name, it must wrong here.

Craig Dennis
Craig Dennis
Treehouse Teacher

Don't worry about the wrapping class code yet...we'll get there. I think you are a little ahead of the course ;)

Thank you, Craig!