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Java Java Objects (Retired) Meet Objects Creating Classes

System.out.println and console.println

What's the difference between System.out.println and console.println?

1 Answer

Seth Kroger
Seth Kroger
56,406 Points

There's little difference other than the way they're invoked. java.io.Console is a convenience class that bundles up input and output functions into a single class, and automatically handles input without having to open a Reader or Scanner manually.

Kyle Steinmann
Kyle Steinmann
674 Points

Does this mean that you can use either one when you sending output?