JAVA EXAMPLE PROGRAMS

JAVA EXAMPLE PROGRAMS

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Program: All file operations.


Description:
Below example shows basic operations on File object.
canRead(): Tests whether the application can read the file canWrite(): Tests whether the application can modify the file createNewFile(): Tests whether the application can modify the file delete(): Deletes the file or directory exists(): Tests whether the file or directory exists. getAbsolutePath(): Returns the absolute pathname string. isDirectory(): Tests whether the file is a directory or not. isHidden(): Tests whether the file is a hidden file or not. list(): Returns an array of strings naming the files and directories in the directory.

Code:
package com.java2novice.files;

import java.io.File;

public class MyFileOperations {

	public static void main(String[] a){
		
		try{
			File file = new File("fileName");
			//Tests whether the application can read the file 
			System.out.println(file.canRead());
			//Tests whether the application can modify the file
			System.out.println(file.canWrite());
			//Tests whether the application can modify the file 
			System.out.println(file.createNewFile());
			//Deletes the file or directory
			System.out.println(file.delete());
			//Tests whether the file or directory exists.
			System.out.println(file.exists());
			//Returns the absolute pathname string.
			System.out.println(file.getAbsolutePath());
			//Tests whether the file is a directory or not.
			System.out.println(file.isDirectory());
			//Tests whether the file is a hidden file or not.
			System.out.println(file.isHidden());
			//Returns an array of strings naming the 
			//files and directories in the directory.
			System.out.println(file.list());
		} catch(Exception ex){
			
		}
	}
}
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I'm Nataraja Gootooru, programmer by profession and passionate about technologies. All examples given here are as simple as possible to help beginners. The source code is compiled and tested in my dev environment.

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