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Console c = System.console();

shivang sarawagi
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Joined: Jun 19, 2008
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can anyone explain the logic of this line, we generally used
for example

which creates an object on the heap and assigns it to the reference a, but i don't understand
what is happening in the below line

why can't we say Console c= new Console();
Bear Bibeault
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Have you checked the javadoc for the System.console() method?

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