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Managing Environment Variables in Java

Introduction

Variables are named memory locations. Their values are saved in memory, which we can't typically remember as they're not human-friendly and shift around. Though, if we name the memory location, such as a, it's a lot easier to remember.

Environment variables are a lot like usual programming variables, except

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How to Get User Input in Java

Introduction

Reading user input is the first step towards writing useful Java software. User input can come in many forms - mouse and keyboard interactions, a network request, command-line arguments, files that are updated with data relevant for a program's execution, etc.

We're going to focus on keyboard input via

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