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

Jorge Contreras
Jorge Contreras
1,684 Points

I am stuck with the first challenge with java, it will say illegal start

import ;

public class Introductions {

public static void main(String[] args) {
    Console console = System.console();

    String firstName = "jorge";
    console.printf("Hello, my name is %s\n", firstName);

} }

Name.java
// I have setup a java.io.Console object for you named consoleimport java.io.Console;
 import ; 

public class Introductions {

    public static void main(String[] args) {
        Console console = System.console();
        // Welcome to the Introductions program!  Your code goes below here
        String firstName = "jorge";
        console.printf("Hello, my name is %s\n", firstName);
        console.printf("%s is learning how to write Java\n", firstName);
  }
}

1 Answer

sarvan
sarvan
2,152 Points

Details such as import, class definition & etc. has already been set up for the exercise, so you're probably getting an error due to duplication. Try only defining a String variable initialised with your name, and then print it out using the Console object; i.e.:

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