• Serialization Using the java.ioPackage
Q&A Self Test
As of summer 2014, the topic of serialization was included in the OCP 7 exam, but not on the OCPJP 5 or OCPJP 6 exams. But this topic was previously on those two exams, and it might get reintroduced at some later date.
Serialization (OCP 7 Objective 7.2)
7.2 Use streams to read from and write to files by using classes in the java.io package, including BufferedReader, BufferedWriter, File, FileReader, FileWriter, DataInputStream, DataOutputStream, ObjectOutputStream, ObjectInputStream, ...