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

Alexander Salako
Alexander Salako
360 Points

printf method


that was my code. returned with a syntax error

// I have setup a java.io.Console object for you named console
String firstName  = "Alex";

1 Answer

Nikos Tzouvelekis
Nikos Tzouvelekis
8,155 Points

Hi :) check what the exercise Ask.

the right code is :

console.printf(firstName + " can code in Java!");

because ask from you to use the console and print <yourname> can code in Java! and not only your name