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Getting NPE while using Console

 
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Hi, I am trying to run following code from Eclipse



Every time I am getting NullPointerException , what could be the issue ??
 
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You cannot get a Console from eclipse. You can try out the examples from this article on your command line -> http://www.certpal.com/scjp-6-Console.html
 
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because in some jvm there may not be a console.
from K&B:

Keep in mind that it's possible for your Java program to be running in an environment that doesn't have access to a console object, so be sure that your invocation of System.console() actually returns a valid console reference and not null.

 
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because in some jvm there may not be a console.



To correct that a little, some JVM environments may not have a console
 
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