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Java Java Basics Using your New Tools Multiple Format Strings

Jaeden Eldred
Jaeden Eldred
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Why isn't String name = console.readLine(); correct?

The question is asking me to use the readLine() method to receive a value for the variable name. The code I used was: String name = console.readLine(); why is this code incorrect?

// I've imported java.io.Console for you.  It is stored in a variable called console for you.
String name;
name = console.readLine();

1 Answer

Hey saw your question. I'm beginner too, so I can't really explain why it gave an error, but if you put an argument inside of the readLine() method, it works. Like for example:

String name = console.readLine("Enter you name: ");

The error could be because of how the question was designed to test for answers, but your code should be valid in general.