14. File Processing

Objectives

In this chapter you’ll:

• Create, read, write and update files.

• Use sequential file processing.

• Use random-access file processing.

• Use high-performance unformatted I/O operations.

• Learn the differences between formatted-data and raw-data file processing.

• Build a transaction-processing program using random-access file processing.

• Understand the concept of object serialization.

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