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Java Java Basics Getting Started with Java IO

Using the console's printf method, display a message that says, "First name: ", followed by the first name that the user

// I have imported java.io.Console for you. It is a variable called console. String firstName = console.readLine("Paulina"); String lastName = console.readLine("Rutkowska"); console.printf("%s", firstName);

Help, please. I don't know how to do it.

IO.java
// I have imported java.io.Console for you.  It is a variable called console.
String firstName = console.readLine("Paulina");
String lastName = console.readLine("Rutkowska");
console.printf("%s", firstName);

2 Answers

Raslan Ismail
Raslan Ismail
10,262 Points

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

what does %s do in the code? why do we need it