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Java Java Basics Using your New Tools Multiple Format Strings

It says create a new variable name, I am amusing its a string so what is wrong?

Its not compiling :(

// I've imported java.io.Console for you.  It is stored in a variable called console for you.

String name = console.readLine();

3 Answers

Jason Anders
Jason Anders
Treehouse Moderator 145,858 Points

Hey Steve,

You're on the right track, but the readLine method is expecting an argument (eg. "What is your name?"). Just add that to your code and you're good to go. :)

Keep Coding! :dizzy:

Sameera Sy
Sameera Sy
2,349 Points

Hi Steve! According to the docs the readLine() method takes an argument! But you aren't passing anything. Just pass an empty string instead!

String name = console.readLine("");

Thank You very much!