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

I don't know what the challenge task is saying.

The challenge task is saying, Call the printf method on the console object and make it write out "<YOUR NAME> can code in Java!"

Name.java
// I have setup a java.io.Console object for you named console
String firstName = "Simon";
javac printf.console
  java printf 

I mean I don't understand what the challenge task is saying.

2 Answers

Sean Do
Sean Do
11,933 Points

Rewatch the video for the correct syntax. It's asking to use your variable:

String firstName = "Simon";

Output by using the printf method.

Grigorij Schleifer
Grigorij Schleifer
10,363 Points

You need to use the format %s to printf your firstName .via the printf method