Computer Science 120
Introduction to Programming

Spring 2012, Siena College

CountWords Demo

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CountWords BlueJ Project

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CountWords Source Code

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import java.util.Scanner;

/* $Id: 1609 2011-04-23 03:04:27Z terescoj $ */

 * Example CountWords
 * @author Jim Teresco, Siena College, CSIS 120, Spring 2011

public class CountWords {

    private static final String FILENAME = "whosonfirst.txt";

    public static void main(String[] args) throws FileNotFoundException {

        Scanner input = new Scanner (new File(FILENAME));
        int count=0;
        while (input.hasNext()) {
  ; // we read the word but just throw it away
        System.out.println("Total words = " + count);