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


no clue what im doing wrong

// I have setup a java.io.Console object for you named console
firstName = "Tyler";
console.printf("%s can code in java!");

2 Answers

Sergey Podgornyy
Sergey Podgornyy
20,660 Points

Should be:

    String firstName = "Tyler";
    console.printf("%s  can code in java!", firstName);

More about printf you can read here - http://web.cerritos.edu/jwilson/SitePages/java_language_resources/Java_printf_method_quick_reference.pdf

Brandon Graham
Brandon Graham
7,579 Points

Remember, in Java, you have to declare the type of variable. In your case, String.