25th November 2019


What are the command line arguments?

The command line arguments are handled using main() function arguments where argc refers to the number of arguments passed, and argv[] is a pointer array which points to each argument passed to the program.

Correspondingly, what are the arguments in Java?

Terms: actual argument, argument, actual parameter, parameter. The values that are passed to a method are called actual arguments in the Java specification. However, it is very common for them to be called just arguments, actual parameters, or just plain parameters.

What is String [] args?

In Java 'args' contains the supplied command-line arguments as an array of String objects. In other words, if you run your program as 'java MyProgram abc xyz' then 'args' will contain ["abc", "xyz"]. When a java class is executed from the console, the main method is what is called.

What is variable length arguments in Java?

Variable Arguments (Varargs) in Java. A method that takes a variable number of arguments is a varargs method. Prior to JDK 5, variable-length arguments could be handled two ways. One using overloaded method(one for each) and another put the arguments into an array, and then pass this array to the method.
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