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Java Java Basics Getting Started with Java IO

Does the last name part not work?

I've tested this adding the last name variable as asked and it works fine in the workspace, but the quiz keeps saying I've failed.

// I have imported java.io.Console for you.  It is a variable called console.
String firstName = console.readLine("What is your first name?  ");
console.printf("Hello, my first name is %s.\n", firstName);
console.printf("%s is learning how to write Java.\n", firstName);

String lastName = console.readLine("What is your last name?  \n");
console.printf("%s is my last name.\n", lastName);

1 Answer

Ken Alger
Ken Alger
Treehouse Teacher


Welcome to Treehouse!

It looks like you have the correct idea and general syntax, but your output is not matching with what the challenge engine is attempting to match. Take a look at the formatting that the instructions are wanting and match that same output.

Post back with any further questions.


Thanks. I guess I was getting ahead of myself and not doing exactly what it said at the time.