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

senthur beem
senthur beem
523 Points

Error on the first challenge

I've to print my name using a string variable, but I'm getting an error "JavaTester.java:72: error: illegal start of expression public class Name{ ^ 1 error".

public class Name{

  public static void main(string[] args){
    Console console = System.console();
    string firstName = "Senthur";
    // I have setup a java.io.Console object for you named console

1 Answer

You don't need to include the creation of the class Name for this challenge. The only code you need are the last two lines in your listed code:

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

Anything else will cause an error when the tester attempts to evaluate your code.