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

dont know what I am doing

pls help just trying to get through and I dont know what is wrong

Name.java
// I have setup a java.io.Console object for you named console
String firstName = "Brayden";
console.printf("%s can code in Java!, firstName");

2 Answers

Hey Brayden,

You need to end your quotation marks before passing in the firstName variable.

String firstName = "Brayden";
console.printf("%s can code in Java!", firstName);
David Kaneshiro Jr.
David Kaneshiro Jr.
29,247 Points

There is a typo in your printf() function. The closing quotation mark should should be right after the exclamation mark (!). So it should look like

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