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Java Java Basics Getting Started with Java IO

I'm up to an early challenge. how do u do printf with %s

can someone please help me out here these challenges are quiet difficult when starting off

IO.java
// I have imported java.io.Console for you.  It is a variable called console.

String firstName = "Austin";

String lastName = "Auckland";

console.readLine("hi my name is %s", firstName);

console.readLine("my last name is %s", lastName);

console.printf("First name: %s", firstName);

1 Answer

Umesh Ravji
Umesh Ravji
42,361 Points

Hi Austin, this first part wants you to set the value of a string variable firstName by getting it as input from the user using console.readLine(). You aren't setting the value in the code.

String firstName = console.readLine();

Then the latter parts of the challenge want you to print the value of variables using printf, which is done by:

console.printf("First name: %s", firstName);