Computer Science 202
Introduction to Programming

Fall 2012, The College of Saint Rose

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 * Example AddNumbersFromFile: demonstration of reading
 * input from a file.  In this one, we assume there are
 * exactly 10 numbers in the file.
 * Jim Teresco, The College of Saint Rose, CSC 202, Fall 2012
 * $Id: 1967 2012-11-01 03:23:14Z terescoj $

import java.util.Scanner;

public class AddNumbersFromFile {

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

        final int NUM_NUMBERS = 10;

        // construct a Scanner that will read from a file
        // instead of the keyboard.
        Scanner fromFile = new Scanner(new File("numbers"));

        // set up our running total for the sum of the numbers
        int sum = 0;

        // loop to read in NUM_NUMBERS numbers
        for (int i = 0; i < NUM_NUMBERS; i++) {
            // once we get here, there is no difference in how we use the Scanner
            // compared to what we did with keyboard Scanners.
            int number = fromFile.nextInt();
            sum += number;
        // unlike the keyboard Scanners, we should close file Scanners

        System.out.println("Sum of numbers: " + sum);