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

I don't get why this code is wrong

I can't seem to tell why the complier is saying this code is incorrect. As I am looking at it, it looks right and I can't understand what the complier means

StudentsCode.cs(15,57): error CS1010: Newline in constant StudentsCode.cs(16,0): error CS1525: Unexpected symbol }', expecting)' or `,' StudentsCode.cs(16,1): error CS1002: ; expected Compilation failed: 3 error(s), 0 warnings

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

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

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
177,686 Points

Don't put quotes around variable names.

That would turn them into string literals that represent themselves instead of the value assigned to the variable.

string language = Console.ReadLine();

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

Do you mean like this?

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
177,686 Points

Yes! Almost there, now you just have two little typos:

  • there's two periods ("..") between "Console" and "Writeline", but there should only be one
  • the phrase " is not C#" needs a space in front of it to separate it from the language name