The new Scanner class provides the long awaited simplified keyboard
input! Finally no more need to rely on third-party classes or suffer
through painful declarations and conversions. Thanks to all of you who
have added your voice to those of us urging Sun to address this issue.
The Scanner class can parse input based on regular expressions as well.
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