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

I don't know what's wrong with code.....plzzz help me

please give me correct code and instructions

 // I have setup a java.io.Console object for you named console
public class Name{
  public static void main(string[]args){
    Console console=System.console
      String FirstName="ALII";
      console.printf("ALII knows how to handle\n");
    console.printf("%s is learning to write java\n");

3 Answers

Justin Blackwell
Justin Blackwell
6,675 Points

What error are you getting? And what is the question?

At first glance, your second printf has %s in it but you are not specifying what string it should be. Below is the correct syntax for making FirstName appear where the %s inside of the string.

console.printf("%s is learning to write java\n", FirstName);

All parameters need to be comma separated at the end of the function call. For example:

console.printf("%s is learning to write %s\n", FirstName, "java");


John Paige
John Paige
7,436 Points

Hey there, you really just need a couple lines to pass this challenge. The first line is to store your name in a String, and the second line uses console.printf.