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

your name exercise errors

I have a compilation error but can't see any errors, seems good to me.

It just asks for a name so I've not added any additional copy, I am not sure if it's required.


// I have setup a java.io.Console object for you named console

String firstName = "Anthony";

console.printf("%S", firstName);

2 Answers

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
230,230 Points

The format token being used here is "%S" but the correct token for a string is "%s" (lower-case "s").

Also, be sure it is printing out what the instructions are asking for, which was "<YOUR NAME> can code in Java!"