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

Ahmed Felifl
Ahmed Felifl
7,436 Points

this my code it give me bummer why String firstName = "Ahmed "; console.printf(firstName);

what is wrong with code can anyone help thanks

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

console.printf( firstName );

1 Answer

Ken Alger
Ken Alger
Treehouse Teacher


It looks like you are on Task 2 of the challenge which asks:

Call the printf method on the console object and make it write out "YOUR NAME can code in Java!"

You have the correct idea, you just need to format the output to match what the challenge is asking. In your case you would want the output to read "Ahmed can code in Java!" Make sure to use the string formatter, %s, as was taught in the course videos.

Post back if you're still stuck.

Happy coding,