C H A P T E R 7
Data and Files
The NetBeans Platform provides a very substantial concept for creating, managing, manipulating, and presenting data. This concept mainly embraces the File Systems API and the Data Systems API. Additionally, there is the Nodes API and the Explorer API. Each of these APIs is located on its own abstraction level. This system can be divided into four levels together with the concrete data outside the NetBeans Platform application, as shown in Figure 7-1.
A data system is initially abstracted using the
FileSystem class. Doing so, ...