Computer Science 202
Introduction to Programming

Fall 2012, The College of Saint Rose

HelloYou BlueJ Project

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HelloYou Source Code

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 * Example HelloYou
 * Prompt for and read in the user's name, then greet the user with
 * a friendly message.
 * Jim Teresco, The College of Saint Rose, CSC 202, Fall 2012
 * $Id: 1893 2012-09-06 04:09:25Z terescoj $

// we need to tell Java that we intend to use one of the tools
// in its API
import java.util.Scanner;

public class HelloYou {

    public static void main(String[] args) {

        // create a "scanner" that can read in what we type at 
        // the command line
        Scanner input = new Scanner(;
        // issue a "prompt" so someone running the program knows
        // that the system is expecting some keyboard input
        System.out.print("What is your name? ");
        // read in the next (and in our case, only) item typed in
        String name =;
        // take what was typed in and print a friendly greeting
        System.out.println("Hello, " + name);