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Java Java Basics Getting Started with Java IO

type error

i wrote a code using console's printf, and readLine with 2 strings. i think i typed the code right yet i don't know the problem.

// I have imported java.io.Console for you.  It is a variable called console.
String firstName = "ah";
String lastName = "hii";
console.readLine("what is your name?? ", firstName);
console.readLine("what is your last name?? ", lastName);
console.printf(" %s first name: ", firstName);

1 Answer

Dino Šporer
Dino Šporer
5,430 Points

String firstName = console.readLine("Enter first name!"); String lastName = console.readLine("Enter last name!"); console.printf("First name: %s %n", firstName); console.printf("Last name: %s %n", lastName);

Gyorgy Andorka
Gyorgy Andorka
13,811 Points

@dinoporer You can format your answer with proper syntax highlighting, like in the question - check the "Markdown Cheatsheet" link below the text box.