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

chris densmore
chris densmore
1,403 Points

Hey I need help with this I keep getting Bummer.

I can't seem to get this I keep putting in my code and thought I had it right.

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

3 Answers

Steven Mattia
Steven Mattia
1,698 Points

The printf function is a function for Console objects. The comment states that there is a Console object called "console". So in order to use the printf function you must call it on that object. Thus replace:

printf ("%s can code in java!", firstName);


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

You have a syntax error. It should be console.printf