The reader() method of Console class in Java is used to retrieve the unique Reader object which is associated with the console. This reader() method is generally used by sophisticated applications. Simple applications that require only line oriented reading, normally use readLine() method instead of reader() method.
public Reader reader()
Parameters: This method does not accept any parameter.
Return value: This method returns Reader which is associated with the console.
Exceptions: This method does not any throw exception.
Note: System.console() returns null in an online IDE.
Below programs illustrate reader() method in Console class in IO package:
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