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Android Build a Simple Android App (retired 2014) Getting Started with Android Java Variables Explained

JavaScript Variables Explained Code Challenge Question

Set the favoriteColor variable to your favorite color. You might need to move some things around and add or change some text. Important: The code you write in each task should be added to the code written in the previous task.

I don't understand what i'm doing wrong? am i supposed to add the previous task's code to this code? I have typed this as my answer, but it says it's wrong: String favoriteColor = "blue"; The answer to this task would be much appreciated, and an explanation as well.

James Barnett
James Barnett
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Remember, web apps run on JavaScript, Android apps runs on Java they are about related as car is to carpet.

2 Answers

I typed in

String favoriteColor = "Red";

and it worked perfectly fine. Try refreshing the page, could be a compiler error. If that doesn't work try:

String favoriteColor = new String();
favoriteColor = "Red";


String favoriteColor;
favoriteColor = "Red";

Also, Java, not Javascript. Two different languages.

thank you all. Ricardo I did refresh the page and it worked thank you