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Java Java Basics Getting Started with Java IO

What did I do wrong

What did I do wrong

// 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("Ryan");
console.printf =("%s",firstName);

Make sure to read the directions carefully.

It asks to display "First name: " followed by the first name entered, so the output would like like this:

First name: firstName

1 Answer

Tsenko Aleksiev
Tsenko Aleksiev
3,818 Points

The idea here ( without telling you exactly what to do ) is: console asks "What is your name? " - you type in your name and what you have typed is saved in the variable firstName console asks ( I assume ) "What is your last name? " - you type in your last name and the same is saved in the second variable lastName. Than, using formatted print ( printf() ) you are telling Java to place in this placeholder "%s" ( s means String ), the variable you give to it, in your case firstName. Without seeing the condition, I believe it would be something like printf("%s %s", firstName, lastName). Think about it :)