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Java Java Basics Getting Started with Java Receiving Input

IDE difference?

Why is it that on an IDE, calling 'console' is not acceptable?

2 Answers

Zhaopeng Wang
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Zhaopeng Wang
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If you are working with Java in IDE, most of the time, you would use System.out.printf:

  • In the video, the lecture import Java.io.Console, and you might not need that if you are using IDE such as IntelliJ

  • Check the following Treehouse answer,

https://teamtreehouse.com/community/what-is-the-difference-between-systemoutprint-and-consoleprintf

Martin Gallauner
Martin Gallauner
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Like Zhaopeng said, you can use System.out.print()

On the job you are going to use the debugger instead of any console output. Which IDE are you using?

I am using IntelliJ