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C# C# Basics (Retired) Console I/O Formatting Output

Saitluangpuia Sailo
Saitluangpuia Sailo
3,517 Points


string firstName = Console.ReadLine(); Console.Writeline("Firstname is " + firstname);

this challenge is to accept input from user and print the the input...whats wrong with this?

string firstName = Console.ReadLine();
Console.WriteLIne("firstname = " + firstName);

1 Answer

Jennifer Nordell
Jennifer Nordell
Treehouse Teacher

Hi there! You're really close here! First, you're doing something a little unexpected by passing in the "first name = ". It doesn't want you to do that and will cause the challenge to fail. It only wants you to pass in the firstName variable and nothing else.

The reason it's not compiling is that you've misspelled WriteLine. In your version you have a capital I after the capital L. C# does not understand what you're trying to do and will fail to compile. Remember, just about everything in programming is case-sensitive.

After fixing these two issues in your code, it passes the challenge! I think you can get it with these hints, but please let me know if you're still stuck! :sparkles: