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Java Java Basics Getting Started with Java IO

Tracy Excell
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Tracy Excell
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I have just begun java and do not understand what this question wanting me to do

Using the console's printf method, display a message that says, "First name: ", followed by the first name that the user has entered.

IO.java
// I have imported java.io.Console for you.  It is a variable called console.
console.printf("MyNameIsTracy", firstName);

String firstName = console.readLine("What is your name?  ");

console.printf("MyLastNameIsExcell", lastName);

String lastName = console.readLine("What is your last name?  ");

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

3 Answers

You need to get the user name and after it is stored into a variable then you can print it to the console. Like this:

// I have imported java.io.Console for you.  It is a variable called console.
String firstName = console.readLine("What is your first name?");
String lastName = console.readLine("What is your last name?");

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

The first two lines gets the user's name.

The last two lines prints the usernames to the console.

The "%s" symbol is basically a place holder for the variable that will follow after the comma in the printf() method.

You're welcome :)