CHAPTER 9

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New Input/Output

In this chapter, you will learn

  • What the New Input/Ouput is
  • How to create different types of buffers
  • How to read data from buffers and write data to buffers
  • How to manipulate position, limit, and mark properties of a buffer
  • How to create different types of views of a buffer
  • How to encode/decode data in a buffer using different charsets
  • What channels are and how to use channels to read/write files’ contents
  • How to use memory-mapped files for faster I/O
  • How to use file locks
  • How to know the byte order of a machine and how to deal with byte order when using buffers

What Is NIO?

The stream-based I/O uses streams to transfer ...

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