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saravana kumar
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Joined: Jun 25, 2002
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what is the difference between serialisation and externalisation? when do we go for externalisation and serialisation? write in detail pls...
Snigdha Solanki
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This question has been asked before. Please search for this in "I/O and Streams" forum.
Check this out:
http://www.coderanch.com/t/275384/Streams/java/serialization-externalization
[ July 09, 2002: Message edited by: Snigdha Solanki ]
Marilyn edited the link to be a valid link.
[ July 09, 2002: Message edited by: Marilyn de Queiroz ]

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Mark Herschberg
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That link doesn not work.
--Mark
Snigdha Solanki
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Thanks Marilyn for editing the link.
Ranjith. B
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Joined: Jul 17, 2002
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hi
In Serialization there is a default implementation for the serialization process,the class itself take care of that.
In externalaization User can implement their own way of serialization process using readExtern() and writeExtern() method.
 
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
 
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