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

it is a compiler error

it won't run

// I have setup a java.io.Console object for you named console
str firstName = "Leon";

2 Answers

The type to declare a string is String, not str; be sure you do String with a capital S because Java is case sensitive.

Caleb Kleveter
Caleb Kleveter
Treehouse Moderator 37,862 Points

You should be defining the type of the variable where you have str, like this:

String firstName = "Leon";