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

Kristian Leite Jensen
Kristian Leite Jensen
208 Points

Define a string variable named firstName that stores your name. Set the value to your name. What ?

I am can someone please help me with this?

// I have setup a java.io.Console object for you named console
String firstName = Kristian;

2 Answers

9,287 Points

Don't forget when writing strings to surround them with double quote marks. "Kristian"

Giovanni Esposito
Giovanni Esposito
7,818 Points

In Java a String is a series of characters in your code that is enclosed in double quotes.