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Java Java Basics Getting Started with Java Receiving Input

Michel Spaniolo
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Michel Spaniolo
Courses Plus Student 1,850 Points

When i compile this code i get errors. I dont see whats wrong though..Can someone look at my link..https://w.trhou.se/qn

https://w.trhou.se/qnfilxe28k i compile my code and i get the following errors...I Checked my code for errors and i didnt catch anything ...all the semicolons are there.
Picked up _JAVA_OPTIONS: -Xmx128m
Introductions.java:8: error: unclosed string literal
String firstName = console.readLine("What is your name? );
^
Introductions.java:8: error: ';' expected
String firstName = console.readLine("What is your name? );
^
Introductions.java:9: error: illegal start of expression
console.printf("Hello, my name is %s\n");
^
Introductions.java:9: error: ';' expected
console.printf("Hello, my name is %s\n");
^
4 errors

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
216,012 Points

The compiler is showing you the problem. When it says "unclosed string literal" , it means something is missing:

String firstName = console.readLine("What is your name? );
//                                                     ^^
//                                                     missing ending quote mark!

It points to the beginning of the string since it doesn't know how to tell where the ending should be.