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Java Java Basics Getting Started with Java IO

angilen pineda
angilen pineda
2,706 Points

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

hello, Can you please help?

IO.java
// I have imported java.io.Console for you.  It is a variable called console.
String firstName = console.readLine("what is your name?");
String lastName = console.readLine("what is your last name?");

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

1 Answer

Jason Anders
MOD
Jason Anders
Treehouse Moderator 145,526 Points

Hi angilen pineda

You're on the right track. I suggest having a quick review on how to format the syntax for a printf statement. You can review the formatting in this video. Craig discusses it starting at the 5:00 minute mark. Hint: It's really important to watch where the comma, quotation marks and parenthesis go.

Keep Coding! :) :dizzy: