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C# C# Basics (Retired) Perform if / else

Nicolai Magnussen
Nicolai Magnussen
224 Points

Hi. Can somebody explain this to me? I thought this was the right way, but I'm stuck

string language = Console.ReadLine();

if(language == "C#") { System.Console.WriteLine("C# Rocks!"); }

else (language != "C")

{ System.Console.WriteLine(language + " is not C#."); }

CodeChallenge.cs
string language = Console.ReadLine();

if(language == "C#")
{
  System.Console.WriteLine("C# Rocks!");
}

else (language != "C")

{
  System.Console.WriteLine(language + " is not C#.");
}

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
228,991 Points

:point_right: An else does not take a conditional expression.

The else block is performed for any condition that was not handled by the previous if.

Just remove everything on the line after the else and your code should compile. Or you could convert it into a comment:

string language = Console.ReadLine();

if (language == "C#")
{
  System.Console.WriteLine("C# Rocks!");
}
else //(language != "C#")
{
  System.Console.WriteLine(language + " is not C#.");
}