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Java Java Basics Getting Started with Java IO

Gabriel Rutois
Gabriel Rutois
197 Points

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

I can't seem to find my mistake, please help.

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

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
217,627 Points

There should be no colon following the variable name on the last line.

Plus, for task 3, the instructions say "display a message that says, "First name: ", followed by the first name that the user has entered." But this code will display only the name the user entered, even after removing the colon.