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Java Java Basics Getting Started with Java Strings, Variables, and Formatting

Andrew Pita
Andrew Pita
1,463 Points

Why is my answer wrong when the preview shows the correct output? (Assuming I understand the question correctly)

From what I understand, I need to get the output " YOUR NAME can code in Java!" using the %s thing. I did this and get the correct output, but am being told that my answer is incorrect. What am I missing?

Name.java
// I have setup a java.io.Console object for you named console
String firstName = "Andrew";
console.printf ( "%s can code in Java!", firstName);

1 Answer

Craig Dennis
STAFF
Craig Dennis
Treehouse Teacher

You are just ahead of the game. I'm going to ask you to do that in the next step. ;) Do it without the substitution first. Great job being advanced, and sorry for not catching that!

Andrew Pita
Andrew Pita
1,463 Points

Thank you Craig for you quick response!