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

Now replace <YOUR NAME> in the console.printf expression with the firstName variable using the string formatter.


// I have setup a java.io.Console object for you named console

    String firstName = "Tye";

    console.printf("firstName can code in java");

1 Answer

Tabatha Trahan
Tabatha Trahan
21,422 Points

Hi Tye! For this challenge, you'll want to replace the string that is your first name with the string formatter %s, and then supply the variable that you want substituted in the place of the formatter:

console.printf("%s can code in Java!", firstName);