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Java Java Basics Using your New Tools Multiple Format Strings

Dante White
Dante White
987 Points

why isn't this working String name = console.readLine(); i think its jdk 7 with jdk 8 readLine no longer exist

why isn't this working String name = console.readLine(); i think its jdk 7 with jdk 8 readLine no longer exist

Multiple.java
// I've imported java.io.Console for you.  It is stored in a variable called console for you.

String name;
console.readLine();

2 Answers

Jacob Tollette
Jacob Tollette
27,884 Points

I was able to get it to work by initializing name with the value "null" and then using readLine with a string parameter for a prompt. I was unable to get it to work without the string parameter.

String name = null;
name = console.readLine("Name: ");
Dante White
Dante White
987 Points

thanks are you always up this late helping coders

dante white, you should use equal sign(=) instead of coma (,) after String name. and you should also prompt the user i.e ("what is your name") this will allow the user to input his/her name. thanks.

String name=console.readLine("what is your name");