I/O in the JavaTM 2 Platform

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I/O functionality of the JavaTM 2 Platform provides for system input and output through data streams, serialization and the file system.

Class in the Java 2 platform is a true abstract representation of file and directory pathnames. Class File supports temporary files, conversion of abstract pathnames to URL's, comparability, and access to additional file attributes.

Java 2 Platform I/O Features

For completeness, a discussion of the JDK 1.1 I/O changes can be found here as well:

I/O Guide to features introduced in JDKTM 1.1

Additional I/O reference material

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