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

Ravirayappan Chinnappan
Ravirayappan Chinnappan
Courses Plus Student 11,293 Points

showing error on"import java.io.Console;"how can i overcome it.

bummer on import section stated as illegal start..

// I have setup a java.io.Console object for you named console
import java.io.Console;
class Name
  public static void main(String args[])
    Console console=Systemconsole();
    String firstName="Ted";
    console.printf("my name is:%s",firstName);
    console.printf("%s, is practising java");

2 Answers

Jennifer Nordell
Jennifer Nordell
Treehouse Teacher

Hi there! It's important in these challenges to take them very literally and try not to do anything they don't explicitly ask for. In the very first comment, they say that they've already set up and imported java.io.Console for you. This means you're trying to import it a second time, which will cause an error.

Also, they have not asked you to create a class nor have they asked you to set up a main function. Try the challenge again doing only the things they ask for.

Hope this helps, but let me know if you're still stuck! :sparkles:

Pranjal Agnihotri
Pranjal Agnihotri
4,187 Points

You can use System.out.printf() method it will pass all the test cases. Hope it helps!