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shreehari Gopalakrishnan
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Hi Members

I found the code
class test
{
public static void main(String args[])
{
System.out.println(args[0]+args[1]);
}
}

is giving a runtime exception ( ArrayIndexOutofBound )

I am thinking why

Please answer it
 
Greg T Robertson
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Well perhaps you did not pass any command line arguments to the main? Do a System.out.println(args.length); first - I suspect that it will print a 0. This does not mean args[0] is there it means no arguments are there. A 1 will mean that args[0] is present, and 2 will mean args[1] is present. To pass command line arguments run as such: java test arg0 arg1 arg2 ...

hope this helps
 
Jeroen Wenting
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Remember that unlike in some other languages the args you get passed into main include ONLY the arguments you type to the application and NOT the rest of the commandline.

For example, in some languages "myapp par1 par2 par3" would cause argv (args.length) to be 4 or 5, in Java "java MyApp par1 par2 par3" it would be 3.
 
shreehari Gopalakrishnan
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Thanks greg


Actually i have passed one argument in command line and printed args[1]
sorry paddon my careless ness

Thanks all
 
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