Java – How to read input from console

JDK 5.0 provides a feature to read input from console. Java.util,Scanner is used for this purpose. This code read a String and an Integer from the console and stores them in the variables.
import java.util.Scanner;

public class InputExp {

public static void main(String[] args) {

String name;
int age;
Scanner in = new Scanner(;

// Reads a single line from the consoleĀ  and stores into name variable
name = in.nextLine();

// Reads a integer from the consoleĀ  and stores into age variable

// Prints name and age to the console
System.out.println(“Name :”+name);
System.out.println(“Age :”+age);


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