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

illegal start of expression public class Name{ ^ 1 error

it's bummer. i have written those syntax similar with the training one before. what is it wrong ?

// 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 ();

  //this is introduction program!
  String myFirstName = "Abott";
  //this is camel casing
  console.printf("Hello, this is Abott\n", myFirstName);
  console.printf("Abott is learning Java program\n", myFirstName);

1 Answer

Chris Freeman
Chris Freeman
Treehouse Moderator 68,404 Points

The challenge is not looking for class or methods. The two key statements of yours will get through Task 1 (provided you name the variable firstName and not myFirstName:

  String firstName = "Abott";
  //this is camel casing
  console.printf("Hello, this is Abott\n", firstName);