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Java Java Basics Getting Started with Java IO


I seem to be having a problem where 2/3 through an interactive task the coding section of the page seems to lock up and I am forced to restart the entire task once again. VERY FRUSTRATING. Any suggestions?

// I have imported java.io.Console for you.  It is a variable called console.
String firstName = console.readLine("First Name:  \n");
String lastName = console.readLine("Last Name:  \n");
console.printf("First name: %s, Last name: %s, firstName, lastName");

1 Answer

Hey Mark,

For these challenges, you'll need to follow the specific directions. For firstName, use the console's printf method to display a message that says, "First name: ", followed by the first name that the user has entered. Repeat this for lastName on the final stage of the challenge.

These need to be on separate lines (For the challenge to pass):

console.printf("First name: %s", firstName);
console.printf("Last name: %s", lastName);