Granny's Programming Pearls
"inside of every large program is a small program struggling to get out"
The moose likes Developer Certification (SCJD/OCMJD) and the fly likes How to read a flat file? Big Moose Saloon
  Search | Java FAQ | Recent Topics | Flagged Topics | Hot Topics | Zero Replies
Register / Login
JavaRanch » Java Forums » Certification » Developer Certification (SCJD/OCMJD)
Bookmark "How to read a flat file?" Watch "How to read a flat file?" New topic

How to read a flat file?

khad M
Ranch Hand

Joined: Nov 26, 2001
Posts: 48
Hi Ranchers
good Evening.
IF anyone knows,
Let me know how to read a flat *.db file.
thanks in Advance
Khad M
Siddharth Mehrotra
Ranch Hand

Joined: Aug 21, 2001
Posts: 185
hi khad
if you have the assignment downloaded, then u will come to know that there are methods provided for reading this falt file.
dont break your head on this matter. there are many other topics that are going to eat your brains.
and have a nice time

Varaku Venkata
Ranch Hand

Joined: Mar 17, 2002
Posts: 30
Flat file means a file containing stream of bytes. this file can be read by using java IO file clases.
For Developer assignment you need not worry about this as sun will provide the basic classes dealing with gettting and putting the data into flat files
khad M
Ranch Hand

Joined: Nov 26, 2001
Posts: 48
ok..then...thanks a lot......Siddharth and Venkat
i wil look into that.

Khad M
I agree. Here's the link:
subject: How to read a flat file?
It's not a secret anymore!