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

Tiago Santos
Tiago Santos
Courses Plus Student 38 Points

I trying to finish this exercise but I am getting some errors that I dont know how to fix.

JavaTester.java:73: error: illegal start of expression import java.io.Console; ^ JavaTester.java:73: error: not a statement import java.io.Console; ^ JavaTester.java:75: error: illegal start of expression public class Name { ^ 3 errors

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

public class Name {

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

        // Welcome to the Introductions program!  Your code goes below here

      String firstName = "Tiago";

      console.printf("My name is %s/n, firstName");


1 Answer

james south
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james south
Front End Web Development Techdegree Graduate 33,271 Points

i can't tell if you linked the same challenge you are asking about or not, but you don't need a main in this one, just the variable holding your name, type that you can code in java, then in task 3 you type the same thing but use string formatting (%s) to insert your name with the variable. when you use string formatting, the variable goes outside of the quotes of the string.