Code I need help to figure out
From: John. C (ciscoguru1_at_msn.com)
Date: 28 Mar 2004 13:40:21 -0800
Dear Group Members,
I need help. I need your help to figure out what I am doing wrong
about this (enclosed) juvenile code below:
public class ConvertCharacter
public static void main(String [ ] args)
InputStreamReader k = new InputStreamReader( System.in) ;
BufferedReader input = new BufferedReader (k);
// tells user to enter characters from keyboard
System.out.println("Please enter a character");
String text = input.readLine(); // reads character input.
// char c1, c2;
char c1 = new Character(text).charValue(); // converts string input
to char type
char c2 = new Character(text).charValue();
System.out.print(c2); // prints characters in reversing other
Yes go ahead and laugh at me. This code is very basic and I do not
know how to figure it out. It's okey, I just want to learn more of
this stuff. Go ahead, I can take it.
The problem is how to convert the input string from the keyboard to a
This code refuses to compile. It is straight to the point, I think. I
am trying to read characters from the keyboard. I just do not know
what I am doing wrong in this code. I had written and compiled other
codes using this method.
Help me Java community. I come to you with all humility. Send me an
email at email@example.com or just post your suggestions. Thanks in
advance for your help.