This week's book giveaway is in the OO, Patterns, UML and Refactoring forum. We're giving away four copies of Refactoring for Software Design Smells: Managing Technical Debt and have Girish Suryanarayana, Ganesh Samarthyam & Tushar Sharma on-line! See this thread for details.
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You can find out about Scanner here, and there is a section in the Java tutorials which you can find with ctrl-F-Scanner.
There is a well known pitfall with Scanner which isn’t in many of the books: I have described it here.