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Java Java Basics Getting Started with Java IO

Niyamat Almass
Niyamat Almass
8,176 Points

how i pass the 3rd challenge task? Please help!!!!

"Print out to the screen using the printf method on console, "First name: " and the user's first name." how to solve it

// I have imported java.io.Console for you.  It is a variable called console.
Ken Alger
Ken Alger
Treehouse Teacher


Welcome to Treehouse!

Would you mind posting the code you have tried up to this point?



1 Answer

So first you want to declare the variables to do that you must say what variable type it is, the name, then lastly the value of the variable like so

String firstName = "Jeremy";

then you want to print the variable's value to the console with the printf method that he showed you earlier like so.


Hope this helps

Eric Michaud
Eric Michaud
6,547 Points

This is correct, but you need to make sure you output "Firstname: " first so the answer would be

console.printf("Firstname: %s", firstName);

oops your right, was doing javascript earlier