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Java 7: A Beginner's Tutorial (Third Edition) by Budi Kurniawan

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Chapter 13

Input/Output

Input/output (I/O) is one of the most common operations performed by computer programs. Examples of I/O operations include

images creating and deleting files

images reading from and writing to a file or network socket

images serializing (or saving) objects to persistent storage and retrieving the saved objects

Java support for I/O has been available since JDK 1.0 in the form of the I/O API in the java.io package. JDK 1.4 added the New I/O (NIO) ...

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