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Shyla Clark1,132 Points
Why printf instead of println?
I've noticed certain Java textbook authors (Deitel) use printf also, but my college professors want us to use println. Since someone made the design choice to use printf in this tutorial I was hoping to hear the rationale. Thanks!
Michael Hess24,512 Points
The printf method can be incredibly useful when displaying multiple variables in one line -- which would be tedious using string concatenation.
Vrund Patel11,994 Points
In prinf you do not have to write the float and strings and decimals and you can use placeholders: %s, %d, %f and assign it in the end.