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

It says I am doing something wrong but I have no idea what...

Please help once you know what I did wrong.

Name.java
// I have setup a java.io.Console object for you named console
String firstName = "Jordan";
console.printf("%s is soon to be the best coder alive!, firstName");

1 Answer

Rafael Valera
Rafael Valera
8,401 Points

console.printf("%s is soon to be the best coder alive!, firstName");

the variable you are supposed to pass to that placeholder is also inside the quotes... it should be: printf("My name is %s", nameVariable);

Okay Thanks!

Okay Thanks!